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  • Statistical Techniques in InsuranceACTL90008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics include experience rating; claim run-off triangles; generalised linear models; time series and their applications; simulation.

  • ContingenciesACTL30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics include traditional life insurance products; present values of annuities and assurances for single lives; net and gross premiums and policy values; select mortality; joint life theory; cashflow models; competing risks; discounted emerging costs; multiple decrements; guarantees and options;...

  • Actuarial StatisticsACTL30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics include experience rating; claim run-off triangles; generalised linear models; time series and their applications; simulation; decision theory.

  • Financial Mathematics IIIACTL30006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces actuarial students to stochastic asset liability modelling. It aims to expand the student's knowledge of basic actuarial principles in the fields of investments and asset management. Topics include: utility theory, stochastic dominance, measures of investment risk, portfol...

  • Models for Insurance and FinanceACTL30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics include: probability concepts; martingales in actuarial studies and finance; applications of Brownian motion, geometric Brownian motion and the lognormal distribution; stochastic calculus; models for financial time series; applications of Monte Carlo simulation in insurance and finance.

  • Introduction to AccountingACCT10004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides students with an introduction to the nature of accounting and its role in providing information for business decision making. Students will gain an overview of key financial and managerial accounting concepts and processes including the recording of business transactions, an...

  • Intermediate Financial AccountingACCT20002

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

    This subject focuses on more advanced external financial reporting obligations applicable to entities within the framework of the Australian reporting environment. In particular, it examines key technical Accounting Standards integral to the preparation of general purpose financial statements by ...

  • Accounting Reports and AnalysisACCT10001

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

    This subject introduces students to the nature of accounting and its role in both financial markets and within organisations. Topics covered provide an overview of key financial and management accounting concepts and include: the constituent elements of financial statements; recognition, measurem...

  • Theory of Financial AccountingACCT90013

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Analysis of contemporary accounting issues within the frameworks of agency theory, capital markets theory and human judgement theory. The aim is to develop a critical understanding of established theories and assumptions underpinning financial accounting.

  • Global MarketingMKTG20009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to marketing in the international marketplace. Topics covered include the cultural, economic, political and ethical environments within which global marketing occurs; drivers toward globalisation; foreign market assessment, selection and analysis; internation...

  • Consumer BehaviourMKTG20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include the introduction and application of buyer behaviour concepts to marketing decision making; consumer behaviour models; the identification of psychological variables which influence customer decision making; external factors affecting consumer behaviour; and an introduction to a vari...

  • Product ManagementMKTG90002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Product development is an important source of profitability as existing markets become price competitive and saturated. However, the process of product development is fraught with risk. In this course we study the process of managing products and how companies can manage their introduction and el...

  • Marketing StrategyMKTG90005

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject serves as a capstone subject for the Master of Management (Marketing) integrating previous knowledge and skills acquired in other marketing subjects. This subject examines the task of preparing, implementing, and adjusting strategic marketing decisions and plans. It also introduces s...

  • NeuromarketingMKTG90033

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Research techniques and insights from the cognitive neurosciences are increasingly used in marketing research and practice. This subject examines the research tools and insights from the neurosciences relevant to marketing theory and practice. Topics include functional implications of key brain s...

  • Accounting for Decision MakingACCT90004

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

    This subject focuses on the nature of accounting for organisations from the perspective of a preparer and user of financial reports. The subject examines the methods of recording and reporting transactions and events and how to both prepare and analyse financial reports. This includes obtaining ...

  • Honours Research Essay Part 1ACCT40008

    Offered:Semester 1Year: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...

  • Financial Accounting ResearchACCT90019

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides a rigorous review and critical analysis of the theory and methodology underlying economics-based empirical research in financial accounting.  

  • Strategic Performance ManagementACCT90010

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject focuses on the role of managerial accounting information in strategic performance management. The subject explores the issues around goal setting, the role of budgets in performance management, performance measurement and evaluation, incentives, motivation and compensation, strategy i...

  • Information Processes & ControlACCT90030

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides a broad introduction to the key business processes that generate accounting transaction data and accounting information. Through an understanding of how information systems support business processes, you will acquire the skills to analyse, and improve the effectiveness and ...

  • Business Forensics and FraudACCT20006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject considers business fraud and forensic processes from an accounting perspective. The subject introduces students to various types of fraud, considering recent trends in fraudulent business activities both within Australia and globally. Regulatory requirements and best practice procedu...