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Bachelor of Actuarial Science

Bond University
2 years
Bachelor's degree
On campus
Gold Coast
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Program description

Bachelor of Actuarial Science

Combining elements of economics, finance, statistics and mathematics, the Bachelor of Actuarial Science develops techniques for the management of risk and big data analytics. Accredited by the Actuaries Institute, this program provides Part I accreditation. Bond is one of only seven universities to offer the degree in Australia, the only one in Queensland, and one of two where you will be trained by specialists in their subject area. For example, if you have a Data Science subject you will be taught by a specialist Data Scientist. The Future of Work 2018 report by Deloitte Access Economics shows that the number of data science workers in Australia will increase by 2.4% annually and 76% of businesses are planning to increase investment in analytics capabilities over the next two years.

Developed by Executive Dean Terry O’Neill, one of Australia’s leading academic authorities in the field, the Bachelor of Actuarial Science at Bond delivers smaller classes for personalized attention and unparalleled access to state-of-the-art facilities.

Available majors are Big Data, Finance, Accounting and Economics. 

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Admission requirements

Academic requirements

Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)
Applicants must meet the University's general minimum admission criteria. In addition, this program requires knowledge of advanced mathematics.

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Program content

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. 

Bachelor of Actuarial Science comprises 24 subjects, as follows:

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University core subjects (3)

  • CORE11-001 Critical Thinking and Communication
  • CORE11-002 Leadership and Team Dynamics
  • CORE11-003 Ethical Thought and Action

Plus: CORE11-004 Beyond Bond: Professional Development and Community Engagement

Faculty core subjects (14)

  • ACCT11-100 Accounting for Decision Making
  • ACSC12-200 Mathematical Statistics
  • ACSC12-201 Financial Mathematics
  • ACSC13-301 Contingencies
  • ACSC13-304 Stochastic Modelling
  • ACSC13-305 Actuarial and Financial Models
  • ECON11-100 Principles of Economics
  • ECON12-200 Econometrics
  • ECON12-202 Contemporary Macroeconomics Issues
  • FINC12-200 Fundamentals of Finance
  • FINC13-301 Corporate Finance
  • FINC13-303 Portfolio Analysis and Investment Management
  • MGMT13-311 Managing Strategic Change
  • STAT11-112 Quantitative Methods

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About this institute

Bond University

Bond University

At Bond University, we do things differently. Known for our small class sizes, three-semester-per-year timetable and state-of-the-art facilities, Bond University has been named in the global top 20 universities in the Times Higher Education Ranking of the Best Small Universities...

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