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Australian National University

  • Code STAT7042
  • Unit Value 6 units
  • Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Statistics
  • Areas of interest Actuarial Studies
  • Academic career Graduate

This course introduces survival models and discusses their estimation and their application to mortality. Topics covered will include: survival models; estimation procedures for lifetime distributions; statistical models of transfers between multiple states; maximum likelihood estimation of transition intensities for such models; binomial model of mortality including estimation and comparison with multiple state models.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course students should understand and be able to apply the techniques outlined in the course description.

Indicative Assessment

Assessment for this course will comprise:

  • Mid Semester Exam 20%
  • Final Examination 80%

 

Workload

10 hours per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed STAT6039 or be enrolled in the Master of Applied Statistics.

Prescribed Texts

See Course Website: http://ecocomm.anu.edu.au/courses/course.asp?code=STAT7042

Other Information

Please refer to Course Website

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  Tuition fees will be published by 1 October for the next year.

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500

Course Fees:

Domestic fee paying students

Year Commencing Fee
1994-2003 $3234
2004 $3234
2005 $3234
2006 $3240
2007 $3240
2008 $3240
2009 $3240
2010 $3240
2011 $3240
2012 $3240
2013 $3240
2014 $3246

International fee paying students

Year Commencing Fee
1994-2003 $3234
2004 $3234
2005 $3234
2006 $3534
2007 $3618
2008 $3618
2009 $3618
2010 $3942
2011 $3942
2012 $3942
2013 $3942
2014 $3948

Terms

First Semester, 2014

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date
4819 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014

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