• Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Actuarial Studies
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course ACST4049

Covers the detailed theoretical and practical understanding of the operation and regulation of the superannuation and retirement funding schemes.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the different design and products for retirement benefits and the associated factors that affect the choice and provision of these products.
  2.  Perform actuarial calculations relating to defined benefit retirement schemes and describe the implications of these calculations.
  3.  Examine the current issues facing retirement income provision for various stakeholders and review and communicate possible solutions.

Other Information

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

Indicative Assessment

Discussion Forum Activities – 20%
Assignment – 20%
Examination – 60%

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Workload

Students are expected to commit at least 10 hours per week to completing the work in this course. This will include at least 3 contact hours per week and up to 7 hours of private study time.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed STAT3038 or STAT6045. Incompatible with ACST4049.

Specialisations

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:
Band 3
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
2018 $4080
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $5400
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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