Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2 hour seminar and a 1 hour workshop per week |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours per semester
|Prerequisites:|| Students who have not previously studied probability theory must take MAST20004 Probability (may be taken concurrently with this subject). |
Study Period Commencement:
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
|Subject Overview:||Topics include compound interest functions; valuation of a series of payments, including where the cash flows and/or the force of interest are continuous functions of time; equations of value; loans repayable by instalments; characteristics of major asset types; and discount valuation of fixed interest securities, ordinary shares and property, including effects of tax; discount valuation of index-linked bonds and forward contracts; term structure of interest rates; duration and convexity; discounted cash flow techniques; distributions of accumulations and present values.|
On successful completion of this subject a student should be able to:
|Prescribed Texts:||You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
High level of development:
Master of Actuarial Science |
Postgraduate Diploma in Actuarial Science
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