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  • Actuarial Practice and Control IACTL40006

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2018

    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:2018

    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:Semester 2 Year:2018

    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:2018

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

  • Actuarial Studies Projects Part 1ACTL40010

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2018

    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:2018

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

  • Actuarial Studies Research EssayACTL40001

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2 Year:2018

    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.

  • Adaptation and TransgressionENGL20031

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2018

    This subject explores how stories are passed through time, place, genre and meaning through processes of adaptation. Adaptation is concerned with nostalgia, memory and the interpretation of history. In the present day, it has become a source of artistic and cultural transgression while also feedi...

  • Advanced Aural StudiesMUSI30255

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2018

    Building in complexity from the foundation of Aural 2, a program to continue the development of musicianship through Solfège, linking theoretical concepts, reading and writing of musical notation with aural development through a range of activities in tutorial and lecture/workshop settings.

  • Advanced Chinese TranslationCHIN30005

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2018

    In this subject students will learn to translate from Chinese to English and English to Chinese. The selection of texts will be limited to modern literature and to documents and news items on politics and international affairs. In their translations students will learn to focus on accuracy as wel...

  • Advanced Chinese TranslationCHIN20026

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2018

    In this subject students will learn to translate from Chinese to English and English to Chinese. The selection of texts will be limited to modern literature and to documents and news items on politics and international affairs. In their translations students will learn to focus on accuracy as wel...

  • Advanced Corporate FinanceFNCE40001

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2018

    This subject introduces a study of recent literature in a number of areas of financial management. Topics include real options, mergers and acquisitions, capital structure decisions, dividend policy, security analysis and design, and corporate hedging.

  • Advanced Dental Study 2DENT10001

    Undergraduate subject Offered:January Year:2018

    Year long (123 hours). 12.5 points. This subject is a continuation of the research project commenced in Semester 2 of 4th year in Advanced Dental Study 1. Students will: • establish their research methodology and complete collection of data by the end of Semester 1• meet with their research sup...

  • Advanced Derivative SecuritiesFNCE40009

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 2 Year:2018

    Arbitrage bounds, stock price dynamics, geometric Brownian motion and Itos Lemma, Cox-Ross-Rubinstein binomial model, Black-Scholes model, risk neutral valuation, forwards and futures, currency, stock index, futures and exotic options, Interest rate derivative securities.

  • Advanced Design and Data AnalysisPSYC40005

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2018

    This subject provides an introduction to multivariate data analysis in the behavioural and social sciences, including the nature, rationale and application of a number of widely used multivariate data analysis models. For each model, issues covered include the nature of the model and its assumpti...

  • Advanced Field GeologyGEOL30009

    Undergraduate subject Offered:July Year:2018

    Depending on staffing and student numbers, excursion sites may include: Flinders Ranges of South Australia, where students will be introduced to the style of sedimentation and nature of deformation and exhumation of portions of the Adelaide Geosyncline;Broken Hill and regions within the Curnamon...

  • Advanced Financial Mathematics IACTL40004

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2018

    The binomial model; risk-neutral pricing of derivative securities; Brownian motion; introduction to Itô΄s formula and SDEs; stochastic asset models; Black-Scholes model; arbitrage and hedging; interest-rate models; actuarial applications (e.g. maturity guarantees, SPDAs) and simple models for cre...

  • Advanced Financial Mathematics IIACTL40008

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Not offered in 2018 Year:2018

    No-arbitrage pricing in continuous-time models. Completeness. Fundamental Theorem of Asset Pricing. Applications of martingales. Multidimensional Brownian motion in asset price models. Other asset price models. Pricing of path-dependent options. Computation methods.

  • Advanced Food AnalysisFOOD30008

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2018

    Advanced food analysis will teach students most rapid and standard conventional methods commonly used in food analysis. These analytical techniques will include: The selection of appropriate scientific methods for a specific food analysis, physical and chemical parametersPrinciples of instrumen...

  • Advanced Harmonic and Rhythmic StudiesMUSI30238

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year:2018

    This subject is designed to introduce students to advanced Aural awareness concepts, including strategies for enhancing perception in highly chromatic tonal environments and atonal environments, techniques for practicing advanced rhythmic and harmonic concepts and transcription technique. All con...