Professional Recognition

Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF)

ANZIIF is the leading membership, education, training and professional development organisation for the insurance and finance industry in the Asia-Pacific region with members in 50 countries.

Graduates of the BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Studies and Insurance (the Programme) are eligible to apply for the Senior Associate Certified Insurance Professional (CIP) membership of ANZIIF.

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Society of Actuaries (SOA)

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) is a widely recognized actuarial professional organization, for more information, please visit:

UCAP list of SOA provides useful information to students about programmes providing actuarial education. For our Programme information in the UCAP list of SOA:

VEE (Validation by Educational Experience) topics covered by our Programme:

Validation by Educational Experience (VEE) topics Relevant modules Period Acceptable grades by Society of Actuaries
  • ECO1001 Business Economics 1
1/1/2010 – 31/12/2025 Satisfactory results
(B- or above) in all modules listed
  • ECO1002 Business Economics 2
1/9/2010 – 31/12/2025
Accounting and Finance
  • ACY2001 Financial Accounting
1/9/2015 – 31/12/2025 Satisfactory results
(B- or above) in all modules listed
  • FIN2001 Financial Management
  • FIN3004 Corporate Finance
1/7/2019 – 31/12/2025
Mathematical Statistics
  • AMS1301 Foundations of Data Science
1/9/2014 – 31/12/2025 Satisfactory results
(B- or above) in all modules listed
  • AMS3300 Statistical Inference
1/9/2016 – 31/12/2025

The Actuarial Society of Hong Kong (ASHK)

The Actuarial Society of Hong Kong (ASHK) is a membership organization for actuaries in the industries of insurance, consultancy, finance, education institutes and government. For more information, please visit:

The Insurance Authority (IA) expects that a candidate passing the ASHK exam would be one of the acceptable means of satisfying the local knowledge requirement for the approval of all actuaries performing statutory roles.

Scholarship candidates are made by nomination. BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Studies and Insurance Programme students who pass the exam and join the ASHK membership are eligible for the scholarship. The exam fee of HK$1,000 will be waived for each scholarship candidate.

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The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)

The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) is one of the most recognized professional bodies in insurance profession.

BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Studies and Insurance (the Programme) is accredited by the CII, an international body for the insurance profession. Graduates of the Programme are qualified for 75 Diploma credits and 15 Certificate credits. For students who have earned 75 Diploma credits, by taking two compulsory CII examinations, including Insurance Law (M05) and Insurance Business and Finance (M92), they will be awarded the Diploma in Insurance (Dip CII).

AR Charitable Foundation – Chartered Insurance Institute Qualification Examinations Award is available for BSc-AIN students. The amount of the award is HK$5,000 for each module of Chartered Insurance Institute Qualification. For details, please visit: