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What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Actuarial Science is an innovative and immersive program that combines elements of economics, finance, statistics, data analytics and advanced mathematics to develop techniques for the management of risk and business decision making. The Bachelor of Actuarial Science is taught via smaller classes for personalised attention and unparalleled access to Bond University's Bond FinTech Hub and Bloomberg data-sourcing terminals. The program develops students’ skills in the challenge of crunching 'big data' numbers to create practical solutions for real-world problems. Employment opportunities include working as an investment analyst, portfolio manager, actuarial consultant, insurance actuary, superannuation actuary, risk analyst, big data analyst, liability manager and high-level manager. Successful completion of the program can lead to Part I qualification with the Actuaries Institute.

Key features

  • Learn in smaller classes
  • Unparalleled access to Bond Business School's two financial trading rooms and 40 Bloomberg data-sourcing terminals.
  • Access to the Business School’s formal mentor program where you will be supported by academic staff, senior students and alumni.
  • Recognised worldwide by the Society of Actuaries

Professional outcomes:

Accredited by the Actuaries Institute, this program serves as a pathway to the Bachelor of Actuarial Science (Honours), which provides all the university components of Part II (Actuary Program) Accreditation that means you could work as a highly sought after Actuaries Associate or Actuary in industries including Data Analytics, Marketing, Economics, Finance, Health, Insurance and more.

High graduate starting salaries and full employment rates reflect the growing demand for qualified analysts, with career opportunities predicted to increase substantially over the next five years.

Mode

On Campus and Remote

Due to current travel restrictions, this program will temporarily be delivered using a mixture of on-campus, remote and multi-modal classes to support and engage all students, from all parts of the world.

The September semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format, with classes designed to support and engage all learners. Whether they’re on campus or abroad, all students will be able to access Bond’s exceptional and personalised learning experience through dynamic and interactive lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions.

Which department am I in?

Bond Business School

CRICOS

083205M

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$63,120.00 (33,91,725) per year
Students commencing study in 2022: AUD $126,240

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

17 January 2022, 16 May 2022, 12 September 2022

Venue

Bond University

14 University Drive (Off Cottesloe Drive),

ROBINA,

Queensland,

4226, GOLD COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed Year 12 or equivalent (in other Australian states). Other entry requirements for specific courses: Bachelor of Actuarial Science requires a minimum of 32 points. Bachelor of Laws requires a minimum of 30 points. Bachelor of Business Law; Bachelor of Jurisprudence; and Bachelor of Biomedical Science require a minimum of 28 points. Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science; and Bachelor of Architectural Studies require a minimum of 25 points. All other programs require a minimum of 24 points. English Language Requirements: IELTS score 6.5 (Writing 6.5, Reading 6.0, Listening 6.0, Speaking 6.0); Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based Test: 79; PTE: 58 with a Communicative Skills score in writing 58 or above.

For international students

Entry requirements vary from country to country. Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Australia.

IELTS score Overall 6.5 with no sub score less than 6.0; TOEFL iBT - 79; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) - 58; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) - 176 (No sub score less than 169).

Please refer to the relevant English language requirements on the Bond University webpage.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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About Bond University

Bond rates five stars in teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities, social responsibility, and inclusiveness (2019 QS Star Ratings).

  • Located on the Gold Coast, Australia
  • Welcomes international students from 90+ countries
  • Lowest student-teacher ratio in Australia
  • Number one for student experience in Australia