• Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Actuarial Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Aaron Bruhn
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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Insurance markets and products; underwriting and risk assessment; policy design; actuarial modelling; actuarial assumptions and feedback; reserving methods.

Learning Outcomes

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:

  • Discuss and apply an actuarial control cycle in a variety of practical commercial situations
  • Relate the main features within the general environment to medium and long-term commercial decisions
  • Analyse the main features of the financial services marketplace including products and distribution channels
  • Examine the need for, and impact of, regulation and government policy on medium and long-term commercial decisions
  • Recognise the importance of capital
  • Understand and apply an enterprise risk management framework to identify and assess the risks in a range of situations
  • Select and build an appropriate model to solve client problems
  • Discuss and apply the process of product design
  • Apply the tests of professionalism

Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment

Assignments (15%)

Mid semester exam (redeemable): 15%

Final Exam: 70%

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Workload

Four hours per week of lectures and/or tutorials plus private study time.
Professional actuarial course for the Honours year of Actuarial Studies Degree.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying ACST4004P/F Actuarial Studies IV Honours or Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours in Actuarial Studies and Economics)

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution 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
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3414
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4146
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1780 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person N/A

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