Actuarial studies Business

Actuarial studies Business

Because they help financial institutions analyse and manage risk, actuaries are key to helping businesses all over the world to prosper.

Macquarie has the longest-running actuarial studies program of its kind in Australia. You’ll learn how to apply mathematical, statistical, economic and financial analysis to a range of practical problems in long-term risk management.


We've partnered with the Actuaries Institute to make sure you graduate ready to be an actuarial professional.

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Graduate outcomes


Prameet Jamnadas

Actuarial Studies

Prameet Jamnadas (graduated 2005) is currently a management consultant at Bain & Company. After graduating from Macquarie's actuarial program, Prameet joined Bain's Sydney office, and in his time there, worked across a broad range of strategic and operational issues for the company's corporate clients, while also spending six months in the company's Private Equity Group. After completing transfers to Bain's New Delhi and San Francisco offices, Prameet took a leave of absence to undertake his MBA at Harvard Business School, and also spent one year as a Teaching Fellow in Harvard University's Department of Economics. After graduating with his MBA in 2010, Prameet returned to Bain & Company, this time in the company's Chicago office.

  • funds management
  • insurance analyst
  • life, general and health insurance
  • risk analyst
  • superannuation consultancy
    • Typically with a postgraduate degree, a newly qualified actuary would earn around $95,000 – $110,000 per annum, with at least an $11,000 increase per year for several years (according to the Actuaries Institute). More senior, experienced professionals earn in the vicinity of $200,000 per year*.

      * Source, June 2015

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