Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|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
Completion of at least one year of the Master of Actuarial Science degree, including 4 core subjects; or equivalent, depending on previous study.
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Entry to the Master of Actuarial Science
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMr David Heath
Topics include insurance markets and products; underwriting and risk assessment; policy design; actuarial modelling; actuarial assumptions and feedback; reserving methods.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
Master of Commerce (Actuarial Science) |
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