- Code STAT3038
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Statistics
- Areas of interest Actuarial Studies, Statistics
This course provides a simplified model for solving actuarial problems in practice. Sample actuarial problems are examined in detail, with solutions being developed using Excel and Visual Basic. These solutions are then reported to the stakeholders of the problem. The aim of this course is to develop actuarial capabilities beyond the technical foundations taught in other actuarial courses.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:
- Identify actuarial problems in a variety of contexts.
- Identify the key factors that need to be taken into account in solving actuarial problems.
- Use computer-based tools to assist in solving actuarial problems.
- Communicate in writing the results of the solution to the actuarial problem to a variety of stakeholders.
See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available.
- Assignment 1 - 30%
- Assignment 2 - 30%
- Examination - 40%
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It is anticipated that students will spend on average 10 hours per week on the course, including time spent in class.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Weekly lecture notes will be available on Wattle. Hard copies of the lecture notes will not be provided in class. It is up to the student to print out the lecture notes from Wattle.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7271||21 Jul 2014||01 Aug 2014||31 Aug 2014||30 Oct 2014||In Person||N/A|