- Code ACST4062
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Actuarial Studies
- Areas of interest Actuarial Studies
All activities that form part of this course will be delivered remotely
This course aims to extend actuarial students' knowledge of modern analytical tools and techniques beyond those introduced in introductory actuarial courses. It further aims to teach students how to apply this knowledge in real-life business settings, preparing them for more complex and practice specific applications which will be taught in future courses in their actuarial education.
This subject provides the opportunity for exemption from the requirements of the Core Data & Statistical Analysis subject under the Actuaries Institute’s Associate program. Such exemption depends on the grades attained in the subject.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- explain where and how their analytical work can add value to the business environment and strategy;
- source, interpret, evaluate and prepare data for modelling;
- select and justify appropriate predictive analytic techniques for a given business problem;
- apply predictive analytic techniques to solve estimation and classification problems;
- evaluate and compare performance of different models; and
- communicate findings to a range of audiences.
- Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: assignments, a mid-semester exam and a final examination. (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6]
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Students are expected to commit 130 hours of work in completing this course. This includes time spent in scheduled classes and self-directed study time
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Information about the prescribed textbook will be available via the Class Summary
Students are assumed to have a good grasp of the material from the CS1 and CS2 exemptions of the Actuaries Institute.
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- 6 units
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