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  • Acting Lab 3DRAM30021

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    This subject extends the actor in generative and interpretative stage and screen projects. Students adapt and reframe the skills they have acquired, and integrate them to performance in contemporary generative and/or classical material led by external professional artists. Actors begin to refine ...

  • Acting Lab 4DRAM30023

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2020

    This subject enables the final extension of the actor in generative and interpretative stage and screen projects. Students adapt and reframe the skills they have acquired, and integrate these to performance in contemporary generative and/or classical material led by professional external artists....

  • Acting Skills 1MUST10002

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    In first year of Acting Skills classes the creative and expressive potential of the actor is explored through the development of imagination, self-awareness, flexibility, connection and play, whilst analytical and craft-based skills are introduced to assist the performer’s development of a full p...

  • Acting Skills 2MUST10006

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2020

    With the acquisition of new acting processes and language, Acting Skills 2 will afford students the opportunity to apply these new skills, with early exploration of text process, as well as in improvisation and movement classes. The focus continues to be on developing the actor’s individual intui...

  • Acting Skills 3MUST20002

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Year Long Year:2020

    Acting 2 focuses on extension of skills attained in Acting 1, with the experience of working with challenging texts and extension work in physical performance. Classes in Shakespeare will provide deep technical understanding that will then be given practical application, allowing students to find...

  • Acting Skills 4MUST30002

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    In Acting Skills 4, students will develop skills for acting for camera. Working with a range of film and television scripts, students will continue to apply acting processes developed in previous years whilst responding to the particular demands of the medium. Classes will develop the student’s u...

  • Activism and Social Change in ChinaCHIN20030

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    The emergence of civil society and nongovernmental organizations in China reflects the rise of new social and political issues that have proven challenging for the Chinese state to address effectively. This subject examines the conditions under which certain ideas, organizational forms, and assoc...

  • Activism, Selves and HistoriesAIND40003

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Not offered in 2020 Year:2020

    This subject will investigate social and political processes intended to lead to the achievement of emancipatory goals. Specific Australian social movements and histories related to Aboriginal empowerment and social amelioration will be contextualised within theoretical frameworks including postc...

  • Actuarial Analytics and Data IACTL30008

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    This subject aims to provide students with basic training on modern data analytics methods, which include linear regression, classification, resampling methods, spline-based methods, generalised additive models and tree-based methods. This subject focuses on applying the above methods to modellin...

  • Actuarial Analytics and Data IIACTL40012

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2020

    This subject aims to further develop students’ knowledge of modern analytical tools and techniques, including GLM, shrinkage techniques (e.g., LASSO and ridge regression), tree-based methods (e.g., random forests and GBM) and neural networks. It also teaches students to connect data analytics wor...

  • Actuarial Modelling IACTL30001

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    This subject aims to provide students with a grounding in mathematical and statistical modelling techniques that are of particular relevance to actuarial work, covering survival models concepts, estimation procedures for lifetime distributions, multiple state models, binomial and Poisson models o...

  • Actuarial Modelling IIACTL30002

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    The aim of this subject is to provide students with grounding in mathematical and statistical modelling techniques that are of particular relevance to actuarial work, including methods of estimating mortality rates and assessing their adherence to data and smoothness, as well as techniques for mo...

  • Actuarial Modelling IIIACTL30007

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    This subject aims to provide a grounding in stochastic modelling techniques that are of particular relevance to actuarial work in general insurance, covering  loss distribution with and without risk sharing,  calculation of moments and moment generating function of aggregate claims, recursion for...

  • Actuarial Practice and Control IACTL40006

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

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

  • Actuarial Practice and Control IIACTL40007

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2020

    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 IIIACTL40009

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Not offered in 2020 Year:2020

    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.

  • Actuarial StatisticsACTL30004

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2020

    This subject aims to provide students with grounding in advanced linear regression analysis which includes multiple linear regression, Spearman's and Kendall's measures of correlation, principal component analysis and generalised linear models. This subject also focuses on explaining the fundamen...

  • Actuarial Studies Projects Part 1ACTL40010

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2020

    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.

  • Actuarial Studies Projects Part 2ACTL40011

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2020

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

  • Actuarial Studies Research EssayACTL40001

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2 Year:2020

    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.