• 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, Finance, Statistics
• Academic career PGRD
• Course convener
• AsPr Boris Buchmann
• Mode of delivery In Person
• Co-taught Course
• Offered in Second Semester 2022
Advanced Stochastic Processes (STAT7006)

This course involves on campus teaching. For students unable to come to campus there will be a remote option. See the Class Summary for more details.

The course offers an introduction to modern stochastic processes, including Brownian motion, continuous-time martingales, stochastic integration and Ito's calculus, Markov processes, stochastic differential equations, point processes and their applications. The course will include some applications but will emphasise setting up a solid theoretical foundation for the subject.

The course will provide a sound basis for progression to other honours and post-graduate courses including mathematical finance, stochastic analysis and statistics, and actuarial sciences.

The course aims to round off the rigorous introduction to probabilistic reasoning initiated in STAT7018, as well as to substantially enhance students' depth of knowledge in the mathematical underpinning of stochastic process theory.

## Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

1. Explain in detail the fundamental concepts of stochastic processes in continuous time and their position in modern statistical and mathematical sciences and applied contexts;
2. Demonstrate accurate and efficient use of complex stochastic calculus techniques;
3. Demonstrate in depth capacity for mathematical reasoning through analysing, proving and explaining concepts from stochastic analysis; and
4. Apply complex problem-solving techniques using stochastic analysis methods in various situations.

## Indicative Assessment

1. Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: exams, assignments, quizzes, presentations and other assessment as appropriate (100) [LO 1,2,3,4]

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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.

Not applicable

## Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed STAT7018. Incompatible with STAT3006.

## Prescribed Texts

Information about the prescribed textbook will be available via the Class Summary.

## Assumed Knowledge

Students will require a good background in elementary stochastic processes and probability theory such as introduced in STAT7004 and STAT7018.

## Fees

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

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

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Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500

## Course fees

Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2022 \$4200
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2022 \$6000
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

## Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

### Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5851 25 Jul 2022 01 Aug 2022 31 Aug 2022 28 Oct 2022 In Person View

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