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Master of Actuarial Science (Professional)

Program overview

Note: This program available to international students only has been suspended, with our final intake of students being January 2022. The following information is being retained for students currently enrolled in the program. 

Domestic students may wish to consider our Master of Actuarial Science (Specialisation) program. 

Never before have organisations around the world had such extraordinary access to personal information, health statistics, buying habits, population movement, employment trends and much, much more. In these numbers lie the answers to the big questions that really matter. 

Studying a Master of Actuarial Science (Professional) at Bond will develop a diverse skill set that can be transferred across numerous industries and disciplines around the world. If you enjoy mathematics and want to develop high-level quantitative analysis skills and use them to solve problems in a business content, then a career in Actuarial Science is a step in the right direction.  

The Master of Actuarial Science (Professional) is a 92-week program that provides international students with an undergraduate degree in an alternative study area an opportunity to gain an Actuarial Science degree and Part I (Foundation program) accreditation with the Actuaries Institute. The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Actuarial Science program with an additional 20-week professional portfolio component to ensure you are equipped with industry experience before you graduate.

Program code: BN-13119

CRICOS code: 083209G

Program overview

Note: This program has been suspended, with the final intake of students being January. The following information is being retained for students currently enrolled in the program.

You may wish to consider our Master of Actuarial Science (Specialisation) program.

Never before have organisations around the world had such extraordinary access to personal information, health statistics, buying habits, population movement, employment trends and much, much more. In these numbers lie the answers to the big questions that really matter.

Studying a Master of Actuarial Science (Professional) at Bond will develop a diverse skill set that can be transferred across numerous industries and disciplines around the world. If you enjoy mathematics and want to develop high-level quantitative analysis skills and use them to solve problems in a business content, then a career in Actuarial Science is a step in the right direction.

The Master of Actuarial Science (Professional) is a 92-week program that provides international students with an undergraduate degree in an alternative study area an opportunity to gain an Actuarial Science degree and Part I (Foundation program) accreditation with the Actuaries Institute. The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Actuarial Science program with an additional 20-week professional portfolio component to ensure you are equipped with industry experience before you graduate. As this program is only for international students, Iif you are a domestic student, please see Master of Actuarial Science.

Program code: BN-13119

CRICOS code: 083209G

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About this program

The Master of Actuarial Science (Professional) is an innovative and immersive program with an additional 20-week Professional component that combines elements of economics, finance, statistics, data analytics and advanced mathematics to develop techniques for the management of risk and business decision making.  The Master of Actuarial Science (Professional) will be taught via smaller classes for personalised attention and unparalleled access to Bond University's Bond Fin Tech Hub and Bloomberg data-sourcing terminals. The program will develop skills in the challenge of handling 'big data’ to create practical solutions for real-world problems. Employment opportunities include working as an investment analyst, portfolio manager, actuarial consultant, insurance actuary, superannuation actuary, risk analyst, big data analyst, liability manager and high-level manager. The successful completion of the program at an appropriate level of performance will lead to Part I qualification with the Actuaries Institute.

Program specific scholarships

Bond Business School Postgraduate Bursaries

The Bond Business School Postgraduate Bursary has been developed to financially assist new postgraduate students enrolling in certain programs within the Bond Business School. The bursary will be assessed on a variety of factors including your contribution to the community.

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What you'll be studying

  • Semester 1

    You will begin to immerse yourself in financial mathematics, accounting principles, corporate finance, and economics for business as your first subjects in these fields. You’ll learn the foundation in compound interest theories, how to apply fundamental accounting concepts and procedures to prepare and interpret basic financial statements, and bridge the gap between financial theory and practice through an in-depth examination of an organisation’s three key financial decisions.

Program features

  • Accredited program

    This program is a three-semester program which covers all university components of Actuarial Part I (Foundation) subjects with the Actuaries Institute.

  • Stand out

    Strong focus on financial risk and big data analytics, meaning you graduate better prepared for the future of business and the jobs of tomorrow.

  • Networking opportunities

    As a Bond student you will have access to an array of networking opportunities featuring high profile Australian and International business leaders.

  • Gain Bloomberg skills

    As an Actuarial student, you will have the opportunity to complete and obtain Bloomberg certification. By gaining a globally recognised Bloomberg certification during your studies, you will demonstrate a high level of competency using the Bloomberg professional service.

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Hear from our Bondies

  • Master of Actuarial Science

    "Personally, I had never done any actuarial subjects before I started my Master’s at Bond, however, they basically teach you from the ground up in actuarial work. The program would be best suited to anyone who has a strong interest in mathematics and problem solving."

    Lachlan Farr - Student
  • "Studying Actuarial Science combines a wide array of important business and real-world skills including accounting, economics, finance, data analytics, computer science and probability theory. The skills associated with the Actuarial profession are highly transferrable to many fields. You will participate in real-world project units which provide direct training in gathering, analysing and communicating the results of data-based investigations to deliver added business value to any organisation."

    Professor Steven Stern - Professor of Data Science
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