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Bachelor of Actuarial Science

What can you do with your degree?

The demand for mathematical and quantitative modelling skills has continued to increase broadly across all sectors as organizations realise the benefits they can gain from augmenting traditional decision-making with high quality data-based analyses and predictive outcomes based on long-term risk assessment and management.  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. No longer restricted to the finance and insurance industries, opportunities for actuaries are emerging in diverse areas such as health, education, energy and environment, public infrastructure, and genetics.

Business analyst

The projected job growth over the next five years for business analysts is 29.6% making the profession in high demand across various industries. The skill set you gain from an actuarial science degree may also prepare you for a career as a business analyst, where your work will typically involve examining the operations, structure and policies of an organisation and recommending solutions to enable them to achieve their goals.

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).    

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.

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