Located within the Department of Economics, the Centre is one of the five teaching units that are fully accredited by the Actuaries Institute.
Members of the Centre undertake research in insurance, superannuation, financial mathematics and related areas.
The Centre for Actuarial Studies holds the Joint Seminar Series on Stochastic Processes and Financial Mathematics, in collaboration with the University of Melbourne's School of Mathematics and Statistics.
The Centre can offer PhD supervision in several areas, including:
|Risk theory||Investment models|
|Survival analysis||Financial mathematics|
|Derivative pricing||Applied probability|
PhD candidates form an integral part of the Centre and are strongly encouraged to participate in its research and teaching activities. The working environment for graduate research students is first class, with excellent library and computing facilities.
Research students are usually allocated office space close to their supervisor.
For more information including a list of academic staff in the Centre, please visit the Centre for Actuarial Studies website.
The PhD program at the University of Melbourne is highly regarded by every employer, not only within Australia, but all around the world.Can (Ken) Jin PhD candidate Actuarial Studies
Ken went on to say, "The impact of studying this course on me will be enormous - it will not just give me the chance to develop my academic skills and improve my capability of research, but will help me know the relevant industry in deep and begin my career at a higher starting point."