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What will I learn?

The Master of Actuarial Science (Specialisation) 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 Master of Actuarial Science (Specialisation) will be taught via smaller classes for personalised attention and unparalleled access to Bond University's Macquarie Trading Room and Bloomberg data-sourcing terminals. The program will develop skills in the challenge of handling 'big data’ 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. The successful completion of the program at an appropriate level of performance will lead to Part I qualification with the Actuaries Institute.

The Master of Actuarial Science (Specialisation) will prepare students for rewarding careers in a range of disciplines, including:

  • Climatology
  • Consulting
  • Data Analytics
  • E-Commerce
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Infrastructure
  • Research
  • Risk Management
  • Safety
  • Science
  • Statistics
  • Superannuation
  • Technology

International Business

The International Business specialisation incorporates the most current industry-relevant research with applications to international trade, international finance, managing human resources and other challenges of managing and leading in a global environment and seeks to enhance graduates' planning, analytical and interpersonal skills in preparation for senior management roles.

You must complete four subjects from the following options:

  • ECON71-303 International Trade
  • FINC71-607 International Financial Management
  • IBUS71-602 Global Business
  • IBUS71-610 Doing Business Globally
  • MGMT71-301 International Human Resource Management


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



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$90,520.00 (48,45,824) per year
Students commencing study in 2021: AUD $90,520

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

Start date

16 May 2022


Bond University

14 University Drive (Off Cottesloe Drive),



4226, GOLD COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree in a field cognate to the proposed degree. English Language Requirements: IELTS score 7.0 (No sub score less than 6.5); Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-Based Test: 98; PTE: 65.

For international students

Entry into the Master of Actuarial Science requires the completion of an undergraduate degree from a recognised institution and well-developed mathematical abilities.

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) - 58; Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT) - 79; IELTS score Overall 6.5 with no sub score less than 6.0; 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.


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