Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 4 hours of lectures and/or tutorials per week |
Total Time Commitment: Approximately 2.5 hours of personal study per hour of class time is required to achieve a satisfactory level of performance
|Prerequisites:||Completion of at least one year of the Master of Actuarial Science degree, including 4 core subjects; or equivalent, depending on previous study.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Entry to the Master of Actuarial Science|
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
|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. |
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ContactGraduate School of Business and Economics
Level 4, 198 Berkeley Street
Telephone: +61 3 8344 1670
|Subject Overview:||Topics include insurance markets and products; underwriting and risk assessment; policy design; actuarial modelling; actuarial assumptions and feedback; reserving methods.|
|Objectives:||On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to: |
|Assessment:||3-hour end-of-semester 'open book' examination (70%) |
Assignments totalling 5,000 words (30%)
|Prescribed Texts:||Reading block|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills: |
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