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Hey guys, I just got an offer for B Actuarial Studies at UNSW.
I was wondering which courses I should undertake for Semester 1? Also, what is the standard program progression for this course.
Thanks!
 

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Consult ur handbook and everything's there
Just google unsw xxxx(program code) 2015 handbook
 

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I'm first year undergrad Actuarial/Comm student

I'm taking ACCT1501, FINS1613, ECON1101 and MATH1151
 

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Either one of the two options above are fine.

Do FINS1613 if you want to make your life a little easier in ACTL1101 in sem 2.

Do MGMT1001 if you want to use your English skills before they deteriorate (like mine have).
 

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Just wondering if you're enrolled in B Actuarial Studies/Science, can you still do the following subs: MATH1151, ACCT1501, ECON1101 and FINS1613 (note there is no additional science sub barring MATH1151)?
 

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Yes. Unless you want to use ur gen eds. Which is ill advised for the following subjects
 

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They are all a part of the BActSt/BSc program so they won't be considered gen eds right?

I just read this pdf: https://www.business.unsw.edu.au/Students-Site/Documents/Commencing-Actuarial-Enrolment-Guide.pdf

and wanted to confirm whether it is allowed or not.
I want to do B actl / b comm. but accidently enrolled in b actl / b science. and I could still pick MATH1151, ACCT1501, ECON1101 and MGMT1001 (and enrol in them and pick my timeslots). So it should be fine. I need Admissions Team to fix it today tho haha.
 

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My advice is do FINS1613 later, once you done 1-2 ACTL courses it becomes extremely easy and its literally free marks. Doing it straight in sem 1 you'll probably find it more difficult and won't really help in your first actuarial course either.

I did it after 2 actuarial courses, easiest 95 of my life learnt the course 2 days before exam
 

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My advice is do FINS1613 later, once you done 1-2 ACTL courses it becomes extremely easy and its literally free marks. Doing it straight in sem 1 you'll probably find it more difficult and won't really help in your first actuarial course either.

I did it after 2 actuarial courses, easiest 95 of my life learnt the course 2 days before exam
What did you pick for your sem 1?
 

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Can we enrol in elective courses in yr1 sem1?
I'm doing ActSt/Comm. ACCT1501, ECON1101 and MATH1151 were easy to enrol in, I wanted to do finance as the fourth one but the class times were too bad when I enrolled, and many people told me to stay away from mgmt in the first year. I ended up enrolling in the commerce elective, business and the law, is this alright?
Can I still change if I have to change?

Thanks in advance!
 

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Can we enrol in elective courses in yr1 sem1?
I'm doing ActSt/Comm. ACCT1501, ECON1101 and MATH1151 were easy to enrol in, I wanted to do finance as the fourth one but the class times were too bad when I enrolled, and many people told me to stay away from mgmt in the first year. I ended up enrolling in the commerce elective, business and the law, is this alright?
Can I still change if I have to change?

Thanks in advance!
I think the system will let you, but according to this https://www.business.unsw.edu.au/Students-Site/Documents/Commencing-Actuarial-Enrolment-Guide.pdf from UNSW, they strongly recommend enrolling in FINS1613 or MGMT1001 for your last subject for this sem.
 

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