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  • 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 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.

  • Modelling the Australian MacroeconomyECOM90012

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the use of macroeconomic models in economic policy analysis. The overall aim of the course is to discuss system approaches to estimating the macro-economy. Special attention will be paid to the SVAR and DSGE approaches and the relationship between them. The course will also ...

  • MacroeconometricsECOM90007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an advanced discussion of the main techniques used in macroeconometric analysis. The topics covered in this course will be selected from the following broad areas: (1) Univariate analysis of stationary and non stationary series including ARIMA possesses, unobserved component...

  • Basic EconometricsECOM30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines multiple regression analysis and its use in economics, management, finance, accounting and marketing. Topics will include the properties of estimators, hypothesis testing, specification error, multicollinearity, dummy variables, heteroskedasticity, serial correlation. Empiri...

  • Applied Microeconometric ModellingECOM30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines estimation and testing of microeconometric models based on cross-sectional and panel data and quantitative and limited dependent variables. Illustrative application topics normally will include labour economics, consumer demand and finance. The computer software used is Stata.

  • Econometrics 2ECOM30002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Extensions of the multiple regression model are examined. Topics include causal and statistical interpretations of regression models, instrumental variables, panel data and time series regression models and relevant statistical theory.

  • Econometrics 1ECOM20001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to econometrics, which involves using data and statistical methods to estimate economic relationships, test economic theory, and predict the impact of policy. Topics covered include probability and statistics, single linear regression, multiple linear regress...

  • Applied Syndicate ProjectMKTG90032

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    The Applied Syndicate Project in the Master of Marketing Communications is a capstone option. Students will be assigned in small groups (2-4/group) to a Project Organisation operating in the Marketing, Communications and/or Media industries. Working in teams, they will undertake a structured mark...

  • Market and Business ResearchMKTG20004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject develops students' knowledge of fundamental market and business research concepts. It addresses the purpose, procedures and applications of market business research; helps view market and business research from a 'users' and 'doers' perspective; and aims to improve the managerial val...

  • Retail ManagementMKTG30006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Retail Management examines one of the most important and dynamic sectors in contemporary industrial nations. The course provides an overview of retailing from a marketing and managerial perspective and examines the development, characteristics, and frontiers of the retail industry from a local an...

  • Strategic MarketingMKTG20008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Strategic marketing builds on the concepts and skills learned in other marketing subjects. The subject presents an opportunity for students to learn, examine and apply strategic marketing decision processes with the goals of establishing, maintaining, or improving the firm’s competitive advantage...

  • NeuromarketingMKTG30008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the brain systems, research tools and insights from the brain and psychological sciences relevant to marketing theory and practice. Topics include neuroscience fundamentals; neuroscience technology used in marketing research; functional implications of key brain systems for ...

  • International Marketing ManagementMKTG90012

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    International Marketing Management provides students with an introduction to basic marketing concepts as they apply in an international context. More fundamentally, it discusses some of the most important topics facing both international marketing practitioners and academics. These include global...

  • 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.

  • Actuarial Studies Projects Part 2ACTL40011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.