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ACSC72-403: Actuarial Research Thesis Part A

Description

This advanced subject provides an opportunity for students to work on an applied research project in actuarial science. Students will work on a topic motivated by recent developments and innovations in actuarial industries or more generally in the financial services markets.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeACSC72-403
EFTSL0.25
FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • May 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2020 [Standard Offering]
Credit20
Study abroadNot Available to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Actuarial Science
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $9,436
  • Commencing in 2019: $9,780

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of a selected topic related to actuarial science.
2. Communicate arguments, principles and findings using the language and conventions of the actuarial discipline.
3. Demonstrate the ability to research, analyse, integrate and evaluate relevant theories, concepts, and data to investigate an actuarial research question.
4. Demonstrate the ability to write a professional, practitioner-oriented report.
5. Demonstrate effective oral communication skills by delivering a professional quality presentation accompanied by appropriate visual aids.

Prerequisites

Admission into BN-10031 - Bachelor of Actuarial Science (Honours)
Co-Requisite: ACSC71-400 Actuarial Control Cycle 1
This is an advanced subject. Students must contact the Actuarial Science Honours Convenor for permission to enrol.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard
Enrolment opens16/07/2017
Semester start11/09/2017
Subject start11/09/2017
Cancellation 1?25/09/2017
Cancellation 2?02/10/2017
Last enrolment24/09/2017
Last withdrawal?06/10/2017
Teaching census?06/10/2017
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2018
Semester start14/05/2018
Subject start14/05/2018
Cancellation 1?28/05/2018
Cancellation 2?04/06/2018
Last enrolment27/05/2018
Last withdrawal?08/06/2018
Teaching census?08/06/2018
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/07/2018
Semester start10/09/2018
Subject start10/09/2018
Cancellation 1?24/09/2018
Cancellation 2?01/10/2018
Last enrolment23/09/2018
Last withdrawal?05/10/2018
Teaching census?05/10/2018