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Actuarial Studies Projects Part 1 (ACTL40010)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelHonours
Subject codeACTL40010
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 1
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Students will be required to submit three assignments of between 3,000 and 3,500 words each, on dates specified at the start of the academic year. The word count includes bibliography, footnotes, appendices and the number of words which would take up space used for tables, formulae and charts.

Intended learning outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • Be able to work independently on prescribed topics in actuarial studies;
  • Identify the bibliographic and data sources relevant to the topics;
  • Analyse the literature relevant to the topics;
  • Apply appropriate actuarial and quantitative methods of analysis;
  • Complete written research reports.

Generic skills

  • High level of development: written communication; problem solving; application of theory to practice; interpretation and analysis; critical thinking.

  • Moderate level of development: use of computer software; accessing data and other information from a range of sources; receptiveness to alternative ideas.

  • Some level of development: oral communication; synthesis of data and other information; evaluation of data and other information.

Last updated: 3 April 2019