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Actuarial Science, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Gold Coast, Australia
Actuarial Science is a highly regarded profession, where you can be well rewarded for your analytical and problem solving skills, and ability to lead. This Actuarial Science offered at Bond University prepares you for a career as an actuary who can work anywhere in the world.
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Overview

Bond University is the only university in Queensland, and one of only seven in Australia, to offer the fully accredited Actuarial Science program by the Actuaries Institute, in addition to recognition agreements with the Society of Actuaries worldwide.

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

The Actuarial Science offered at Bond University 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. 

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 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. 

Accreditation

Accredited by the Actuaries Institute.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Critical Thinking and Communication
  • Leadership and Team Dynamics
  • Ethical Thought and Action
  • Accounting for Decision Making 
  •  Mathematical Statistics 
  • Financial Mathematics 
  • Contingencies 
  • Stochastic Modelling 
  • Actuarial and Financial Models 
  • Principles of Economics 
  • Econometrics 
  • Contemporary Macroeconomics Issues 
  • Fundamentals of Finance 
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Portfolio Analysis and Investment Management 
  • Managing Strategic Change 
  • Quantitative Methods 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    65

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

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General Requirements

  • Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)
  • As a general rule, Bond University imposes a minimum age requirement of 17 years and a minimum entry score (expressed as an OP, ATAR, IB or equivalent). 
  • Applicants require a minimum entry score equivalent to OP15 or higher (ATAR 63.50 for admission) to be considered for admission into our bachelor programs.  
  • Applicants who are about to complete their final Year 12 assessment will be also considered, based on the predicted OP, ATAR or IB score provided by their school. 

CRICOS code: 083205M

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40080 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20040 AUD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    34720 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17360 AUD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Gold Coast

  • 1313 - 2310 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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