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Actuarial Science/Bachelor of Laws, B.Sc.

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  • 44 months
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University rank #401 (WUR) Gold Coast, Australia
Internationally accredited, the double degree inActuarial Science/Bachelor of Laws from Bond University will equip you with the skills to understand the data and give you the knowledge of the legal context and guidelines in which to use these numbers. 
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Overview

Emerging as a key growth sector of the 21st century, actuarial science applies elements of economics, finance, statistics and advanced mathematics to interpret, manage and evaluate risk. 

Key features

  • Access to two financial trading rooms and 40 Bloomberg terminals - the most of any university in Australia.
  • Finish your double degree in both Actuarial Science and Law in less than four years.
  • Smaller classes and personal mentoring – learn in groups of around 20 to 30, delivering more interaction and more support.
  • Bond Business degrees are internationally recognised and accredited worldwide.

Professional outcomes

The Bachelor of Laws is an approved degree for the purposes of admission as a legal practitioner in all Australian jurisdictions, in conjunction with further study (Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice) or a traineeship. The Bachelor of Laws degree can also be used to apply for admission internationally.

The Bachelor of Laws prepares graduates to pursue careers in the public or private sector, such as solicitors, barristers, government lawyers, in-house counsel, judge's associates, academics or business leaders. Bond Law graduates are employed in top tier law firms throughout Australia and overseas, including Canada, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Scandinavia, Singapore, United Kingdom and USA.

Students are always advised to confirm admission requirements in the particular jurisdiction in which they wish to practise.           

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. The Bachelor of Actuarial Science 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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 44 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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 ManaÉ 
  • Managing Strategic Change 
  • Legal Foundations A 
  • Legal Foundations B 
  • Foundations of Private Law 
  • Foundations of Public and Criminal Law 
  • Contract Law A 
  • Criminal Law 
  • Property Law A 
  • Constitutional Law 
  • Contract Law B 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    65

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must meet the University's general minimum admission criteria.
  • In addition, this program requires knowledge of advanced mathematics.
CRICOS code: 093910C

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40080 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20040 AUD per semester and a duration of 44 months.
  • National

    34720 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17360 AUD per semester and a duration of 44 months.
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Living costs for Gold Coast

  • 1313 - 2310 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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