Useful links and further information
Victoria University of Wellington offers a major in Actuarial Science. Visit their website for more information.
The route to qualification will depend on which Institute you choose to qualify through. As mentioned above the Actuaries Institute (Australia) and the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (UK) have more information on their website.
The Certified Actuarial Analyst (CAA) is an international professional qualification offered by CAA Global, a joint venture training organisation set up by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (UK) and the Society of Actuaries (USA). It provides training, qualification by examination, and ongoing professional development to technical analysts. The CAA qualification is a shorter, easier course of study which does not meet the requirements to qualify as an “Actuary” in New Zealand. The NZ Society of Actuaries is not associated with the CAA qualification and does not provide training or support for CAA candidates or charterholders. See the CAA Global website or the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries website for more information.
Change to Part I exams – The structure of the Part I exams are changing from semester 1, 2019. The new structure involves the merging of CT1 & CT5, and CT4 & CT6. The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, who is instigating the change, has the best source of information on their website.
Exemptions from certain subjects can be gained if a student can demonstrate that they have learned the content elsewhere. More information about exemptions is available from the educations providers websites: