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  • 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...

  • Active PedagogiesEDUC90972

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Summer Term Year:2020

    This elective explores active, participatory and critical approaches to the teaching and learning of literary texts for varying purposes and across a variety of educational environments. Students will learn how to plan and implement lessons and units of work that incorporate active-pedagogical te...

  • 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 IACTL90010

    Graduate coursework 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 IIACTL90011

    Graduate coursework 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 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 Practice and Control IIIACTL90009

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Not offered in 2020 Year:2020

    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 Science Research Report Part 1ACTL90016

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2 Year:2020

    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 Science Research Report Part 2ACTL90017

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2 Year:2020

    Refer to ACTL90016 Actuarial Science Research Report Part 1 for details

  • 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 ProjectsACTL90013

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2 Year:2020

    This subject provides students with the experience of carrying out research independently on each of three topics chosen by the subject’s lecturers. It involves a two-semester program of study, (students must enrol in the subjects in two consecutive semesters). For each topic, the student is requ...

  • 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.