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Bachelor of Actuarial Science (Honours)

Where will your degree take you?

The growing demand for actuarial skills in evaluating risk, creating innovative business solutions as well as analysing complex data is due to organisations realising the benefits to be gained from interpreting and understanding quantitative information of all kinds. 

Bond Actuarial Science graduates are very well placed in the job market with skills highly transferrable between countries.



Actuaries are well-rewarded for their analytical and problem-solving skills in a growing number of industries. A newly qualified fellow can expect to earn around $125,000 per year and incomes rise quickly while senior actuaries can easily earn over $300,000 a year. Actuaries are no longer restricted to the finance and insurance industries, opportunities for actuaries are opening up in diverse areas such as health, education, energy and environment, public infrastructure, and genetics.

Business analyst

Business analysts help companies improve process efficiencies through the analysis of past data and provide recommendation reports to executives and stakeholders.

Data scientist

A data scientist is responsible for designing and implementing data-based collection and models, creating algorithms and predictive outcomes. Their role encompasses developing tools, automation systems and data frameworks to both frame and solve complex problems.

Professional accreditation

Professional accreditation

Bond is one of only seven universities in Australia, the only one in Queensland, to offer the fully accredited program by the Actuaries Institute and has recognition agreements with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) and the Society of Actuaries (SOA).    

Gain insight into the world of actuarial science

Actuarial science is a hugely sought-after career, but what skills make for a good actuary, what do actuaries do day-today, and why should you study it? Discover what you can expect from a career in actuarial science. 

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Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes provide a broad and measurable set of standards that incorporate a range of knowledge, skills and abilities that will be achieved on completion of the program. These outcomes will help you determine whether this program aligns with your professional pathway, career and learning goals.

Take your skill set to the next level

Extend your learning beyond the completion of your degree. Consider progressing on your journey to sharpen your skills and expand your knowledge in business and other specialised areas through these learning opportunities.

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