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Master of Actuarial Science (Professional)

Where will your degree take you?

Actuaries are in high demand for their data science and problem-solving skills in a range of industries. This field of work is no longer restricted to the insurance and financial sectors, there are new opportunities arising in diverse areas such as climatology, health, e-commerce, energy and environment, genetics, and public infrastructure. 

Bond actuarial science graduates are very well placed in the job market with skills highly transferrable between countries and industries.

Outcomes

Actuarial consultant

Actuarial consultants are experts in quantifying financial risk and advise clients on investments and insurance related decisions using a variety of risk and cost analysis measurements.

Risk analyst

Risk analysts work with data and statistics and advances mathematical formulas to provide companies with a comprehensive analysis of their financial and operational outlook. They will review risk factors and assess their likelihood of occurring and impact it will cause the organisation and provide an overall rating and make suggestions on what controls/ structures an organisation needs to put in place in order to minimise or manage those risks.

Big data analyst

The need for big data analysts will continue to grow as companies gain increased access to big data. Big data analysts examine vast amounts of varied data. Data analysts help organisations identify ways of reducing their cost centres and find new opportunities to grow revenue by translating statistics into meaningful business information and report on their findings.

Professional accreditation

Bond’s actuarial science programs are the only programs in Queensland accredited by the Actuaries Institute and offer a unique focus on financial risk and big data analytics. You will gain unparalleled access to the Bond FinTech Hub, featuring dual-monitor computer stations, large projection displays and live Bloomberg financial market data. 

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.

Further develop your skills

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.  

Postgraduate option

Upon successful completion of the Master of Actuarial Science (Professional), to further develop your specialist knowledge or to pursue a career in research or academia, you could progress into the Doctor of Philosophy. 

Microcredentials

Whether you are looking to upskill, advance your career, change direction or dive deeper into a specific area, Bond offers a range of executive training and professional development microcredential courses to help you get ahead  

  • Select from a suite of high-quality programs designed in collaboration with industry partners.    
  • Learn from anywhere in the world, at your own pace.    
  • Earn a digital certificate for each microcredential.    
  • Potentially gain credit towards future study at Bond University  

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