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  • 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 ...

  • Governance and Social PolicyPPMN90044

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides students with a series of critical approaches to the study of social policy and governance in modern societies. The subject bridges theories from sociology, political economy and criminology to develop students’ capacity to provide a holistic analysis of the policies surroun...

  • General Insurance PracticeACTL90018

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include the Australian General Insurance industry and products, actuarial estimation of claims cost, general insurance liabilities, general insurance pricing, capital management, accounting and regulatory reporting.

  • Actuarial Science Research Report Part 2ACTL90017

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to ACTL90016 Actuarial Science Research Report Part 1 for details

  • Actuarial Practice and Control IIACTL90011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

      Topics include assessment of solvency; analysis of experience; analysis of surplus; actuarial techniques in the wider fields; and an introduction to professionalism.

  • Actuarial Practice and Control IIACTL40007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics include assessment of solvency; analysis of experience; analysis of surplus; actuarial techniques in the wider fields; and an introduction to professionalism.

  • Risk Theory IIACTL40003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics 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 solutions for the probabili...

  • Actuarial Science Research Report Part 1ACTL90016

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A research essay not exceeding 10,000 words on a topic approved by the Head of Department. The word count includes bibliography, footnotes, appendices and the number of words which would take up space used for tables, formulae and charts.

  • Forensic Business ProcessesACCT90026

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject introduces students to the field of forensic accounting. The subject examines in-depth the elements of forensic accounting investigations in the context of the Australian legal system. Specific issues in dispute analysis are covered including, the quantification of loss, business val...

  • Advanced Management Accounting ResearchACCT90037

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    This subject extends students’ understanding of research in management accounting. The subject focuses on several key areas of empirical research in management accounting and provides an in-depth examination of the individual and contextual factors influencing the design and use of management acc...

  • Honours Research Essay AccountingACCT40006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The research essay itself is examined. A draft is due for submission on the second Monday of October; the final version on the second Monday of November. Students will be required to present their honours research essay to the Department at various stages of its development throughout the year. S...

  • Risk Theory IACTL40002

    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, recursion formulae and approximations; credibility theory, exact credibility and the Buhlmann-Straub model; an introduction to ruin theory.

  • Behavioural Research in AccountingACCT90039

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject examines research relating to how accounting affects, and is affected by, people. Investigations of accounting related judgments, decision making and organisational behaviours will be studied. Conceptually the subject will be founded on contrasting analyses from three perspectives: n...

  • Actuarial Practice and Control IACTL40006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

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

  • Honours Research MethodsACCT40004

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    This course focuses on fundamental approaches to research and the range of analytical and empirical research methods and techniques used in accounting. On completion of this subject a student should have a foundation for understanding the nature of scientific inquiry in accounting; an understandi...

  • Actuarial Studies Research EssayACTL40001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A research essay of not more than 10,000 words on a topic approved by the Head of Department. The word count includes bibliography, footnotes, appendices and the number of words which would take up space used for tables, formulae and charts.

  • Actuarial Studies Projects Part 2ACTL40011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to the handbook page for Part 1: ACTL40010.

  • Special Topics in Accounting ResearchACCT40010

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    The subject examines current and emerging topical areas within accounting research. Specific topics may be drawn from any area of contemporary developments in accounting research (e.g., financial, managerial, audit, systems).

  • Fundamentals in AccountingACCT90041

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on the nature of accounting from the perspective of the users of financial reports. In this subject, students will learn how to analyse and interpret financial information prepared by diverse businesses, both profit and not-for-profit. A key theme in the subject is to underst...

  • Corporate ReportingACCT90012

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The framework within which regulatory aspects of corporate reporting are conducted, the preparation of general purpose financial reports in accordance with the Corporations Law, the Australian Accounting Standards, and Interpretations.