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  • Econometrics 2ECOM90002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Extensions of the multiple regression model are examined. Topics include non-linear least squares, maximum likelihood estimation and related testing procedures, generalised least squares, heteroskedasticity, autocorrelation and models with stochastic regressors. Limited dependent variable and pan...

  • Actuarial Practice and Control IIIACTL90009

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Analysis of investment portfolios and asset classes from the perspective of an appointed actuary, with a view to identifying assets that suit the requirements of a variety of general insurance, life insurance, superannuation and other defined benefit liabilities.    

  • Insurance Risk ModelsACTL90004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include collective risk model, calculation of moments and mgf of aggregate claims, recursion formulae, effect of reinsurance; individual risk model, De Pril's recursion formula; fundamentals of decision theory; credibility theory; exact credibility and the Buhlmann-Straub model; basics of ...

  • Life Insurance Models IACTL90006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include survival models concepts; estimation procedures for lifetime distributions; multiple state models; multiple decrements; binomial model of mortality; actuarial applications of Markov processes; exact and census methods for estimating transition intensities based on age.

  • Insurance Risk Models IIACTL90014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics considered in this subject include premium principles, including variance principle, Esscher principle, risk adjusted principle; applications of utility theory, premium calculation and optimal reinsurance retention levels; reinsurance problems; ruin theory, Lundberg's inequality, explicit ...

  • Life ContingenciesACTL90005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject applies previous studies in the areas of financial mathematics, survival modelling, stochastic processes and graduation to life insurance and superannuation products. Specifically, the subject considers pricing and reserving for life insurance policies issued to single lives or to co...

  • Mathematics of Finance IIACTL90002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics include: measures of investment risk, portfolio theory, models of asset returns, asset liability modelling, equilibrium models, the efficient markets hypothesis, stochastic models of security prices, and Brownian Motion and its application.

  • Actuarial Modelling IACTL30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include survival models concepts; estimation procedures for lifetime distributions; multiple state models; binomial model of mortality; actuarial applications of Markov processes.

  • Actuarial Practice and Control IIIACTL40009

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject covers analysis of investment portfolios and asset classes from the perspective of an appointed actuary, with a view to identifying assets that suit the requirements of a variety of general insurance, life insurance, superannuation and other defined benefit liabilities.

  • Mathematics of Finance IIIACTL90003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The binomial model; risk-neutral pricing of derivative securities; introduction to Ito's formula and SDEs; stochastic asset models; Black-Scholes model; arbitrage and hedging; interest-rate models; actuarial applications.

  • Actuarial Practice And Control IACTL90010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include insurance markets and products; underwriting and risk assessment; policy design; actuarial modelling; actuarial assumptions and feedback; reserving methods.

  • Life Insurance Models 2ACTL90007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides the groundwork for the capstone subject Life Contingencies. It provides students with a framework for actuarial modelling, and introduces the key ideas of stochastic processes as they apply in actuarial science. The subject also expands students’ existing knowledge of mortal...

  • Actuarial Modelling IIACTL30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include exact and census methods for estimating transition intensities based on age; goodness of fit and smoothness of graduated estimates versus crude estimates; actuarial modelling; general principles of stochastic processes; Markov chains in actuarial work.

  • Consumer BehaviourMKTG90008

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the factors affecting the purchase, usage and disposal of products and services. Topics include the introduction and application of customer behaviour concepts to marketing decision making; consumer behaviour models of information processing; the identification of psychologi...

  • Public /Social Policy Thesis Part 2PPMN90050

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to PPMN90049 Public / Social Policy Thesis Part 1 for details

  • Retail ManagementMKTG90001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Retailing is fundamental to the marketing mix. Retail stores are all around us, and provide marketers with a means to attract and retain customers, and build brand value. Retail Management examines the strategic issues relating to retailing management and the frontiers of retail innovation. Subje...

  • Global Issues in Indigenous GovernancePPMN90054

    Offered:DecemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    This unique overseas subject is taught in Auckland and Santiago, where students from three countries will compare and contrast the policy developments in politically, legally and constitutionally recognising Indigenous rights and sovereignty in Australia, New Zealand and Chile, with a particular ...

  • Business EthicsMKTG30012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject addresses the ethical challenges confronting managers and marketers in contemporary business organisations. Ethically questionable practices can include sweatshop labour, the destruction of the natural environment, sex in advertising, and political lobbying and influence. But busines...

  • Public Policy AnalysisPPMN90007

    Offered:March, AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    This compulsory subject in the Master of Public Policy and Management will provide students with the key theoretical and analytical perspectives and debates in public policy. Students will be introduced to key competing theoretical models explaining policy design and implementation processes. We ...

  • Marketing ManagementMKTG90004

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to the basic concepts, principles and activities of marketing and how to manage an organisation's marketing effort. Some of the principal topics include value-based marketing, market research, selecting target markets, product and brand management, marketing ...