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  • Actuarial Modelling IIACTL30002

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 1 Year: 2018

    Topics include exact and census methods for estimating transition intensities based on age; goodness of fit and smoothness of graduated estimates versus crude estimates; actuarial modelling; general principles of stochastic processes; Markov chains in actuarial work.

    • Semester 1
      Principal coordinatorEnrique Calderin
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursTwo x 1-hour lecture during semester; An additional one hour lecture every 3rd week during semester; 1x1 hour tutorial per week commencing in second week of semester.
      Total time commitment170 hours
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018

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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.

    • Semester 1
      Principal coordinatorDavid Heath
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursFour hours of lectures and/or tutorials per week
      Total time commitment170 hours
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018

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  • Actuarial Practice And Control IACTL90010

    Graduate coursework 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.

    • Semester 1
      Principal coordinatorDavid Heath
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursFour hours of lectures and/or tutorials per week
      Total time commitment170 hours
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018

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  • 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.

    • Semester 2
      Principal coordinatorDavid Heath
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursFour hours of lectures and/or tutorials per week
      Total time commitment170 hours
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018

      Semester 2 contact information

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  • Actuarial Practice and Control IIACTL90011

    Graduate coursework 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.

    • Semester 2
      Principal coordinatorDavid Heath
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours4 hours of lectures and/or tutorials per week
      Total time commitment170 hours
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018

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  • Actuarial Practice and Control IIIACTL90009

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2 Year: 2018

    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.    

    • Semester 1
      Principal coordinatorKevin Fergusson
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 2 hour lecture
      Total time commitment170 hours
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018

      Semester 1 contact information

    • Semester 2
      Principal coordinatorKevin Fergusson
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 2 hour lecture
      Total time commitment170 hours
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018

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  • 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.

    • Semester 2
      Principal coordinatorKevin Fergusson
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursA total of three contact hours per week, consisting of lectures and/or tutorials
      Total time commitment170 hours
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018

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  • Actuarial Science Research Report Part 1ACTL90016

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2 Year: 2018

    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.

    • Semester 1
      Principal coordinatorDaniel Dufresne
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours [overall total for enrolment in ACTL90016 and ACTL90017 over two consecutive semesters].
      Total time commitment340 hours
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018

      Semester 1 contact information

      Prof Daniel Dufresne

      dufresne@unimelb.edu.au

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours [overall total for enrolment in ACTL90016 and ACTL90017 over two consecutive semesters].
      Total time commitment340 hours
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018

      Semester 2 contact information

      Prof Daniel Dufresne

      dufresne@unimelb.edu.au

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  • Actuarial Science Research Report Part 2ACTL90017

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2 Year: 2018

    Refer to ACTL90016 Actuarial Science Research Report Part 1 for details

    • Semester 1
      Principal coordinatorEnrique Calderin
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursRefer to ACTL90016 Actuarial Science Research Report Part 1 for details
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018
    • Semester 2
      Principal coordinatorEnrique Calderin
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursRefer to ACTL90016 Actuarial Science Research Report Part 1 for details
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018
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  • 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.

    • Semester 2
      Principal coordinatorEnrique Calderin
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursThree hours of lectures and/ or tutorials per week
      Total time commitment170 hours
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018

      Semester 2 contact information

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  • Actuarial Studies ProjectsACTL90013

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2 Year: 2018

    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...

    • Semester 1
      Principal coordinatorShuanming Li
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursA maximum of five 1-hour meetings per semester
      Total time commitment170 hours
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018

      Semester 1 contact information

    • Semester 2
      Principal coordinatorShuanming Li
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursA maximum of five 1-hour meetings per semester
      Total time commitment170 hours
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018

      Semester 2 contact information

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  • 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.

    • Semester 1
      Principal coordinatorShuanming Li
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursA series of, at most, five 1-hour meetings per semester
      Total time commitment170 hours
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018

      Semester 1 contact information

      Dr Xueyuan Wu Email: xueyuanw@unimelb.edu.au

      Dr Zhuo Jin Email: zhuo.jin@unimelb.edu.au

      A/Prof Shuanming Li Email: shli@unimelb.edu.au

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  • Actuarial Studies Projects Part 2ACTL40011

    Undergraduate subject Offered:Semester 2 Year: 2018

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

    • Semester 2
      Principal coordinatorShuanming Li
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursPlease refer to the handbook page for Part 1: ACTL40010.
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018

      Semester 2 contact information

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

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  • 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.

    • Semester 1
      Principal coordinatorShuanming Li
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursTo be advised
      Total time commitment170 hours
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018

      Semester 1 contact information

    • Semester 2
      Principal coordinatorShuanming Li
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursTo be advised
      Total time commitment170 hours
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018

      Semester 2 contact information

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  • 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...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours
      Total time commitment170 hours
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018
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  • Adapting to Climate ChangeENST90034

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:April Year: 2018

    This subject focuses on climate change adaptation, and in particular its environmental, political, social and policy dimensions. It explores the ways which climate change poses risks to human wellbeing, and the ways these risks can be managed. It draws on examples from Australia and the Asia-Paci...

    • April
      Principal coordinatorElissa Waters
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours30 hours
      Teaching period12 April 2018 to 25 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date20 April 2018
      Census date27 April 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail18 May 2018
      Assessment period ends 1 June 2018

      April contact information

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  • Administrative Challenges in PracticePADM90001

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:February Year: 2018

    Administrative Challenges in Practice is a capstone subject in the Melbourne Master of Public Administration, bringing together expert contributors from the Faculty of Arts, Law and Business and Economics. The Melbourne MPA is an interdisciplinary, globally-focused degree program for managers tha...

    • February
      Principal coordinatorSue Olney
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours38 hours of face-to-face sessions over 4 full days and 2 half days.
      Total time commitment340 hours
      Teaching period28 February 2018 to 2 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date12 March 2018
      Census date16 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail20 April 2018
      Assessment period ends18 May 2018

      February contact information

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  • Administrative LawLAWS50032

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1 Year: 2018

    Administrative law regulates the relationship between the state and its people, in other words, the relationship between the government and the governed. In particular, it regulates the powers and procedures of the executive branch of government and establishes the mechanisms for ensuring legalit...

    • Semester 1
      Principal coordinatorAlison Duxbury
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours48 hours
      Total time commitment144 hours
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018

      Semester 1 contact information

      Email: law-aso@unimelb.edu.au
      Phone: +61 3 8344 4475
      Website: law.unimelb.edu.au

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  • Adolescent Health Minor ThesisPOPH90268

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Year Long Year: 2018

    The purpose of this subject is to develop the critical disciplines of research methodology and to arm students with the necessary knowledge and skills to analyse and interpret research that informs our understanding of young people’s health and well-being. The aim is also to provide students with...

    • Year Long - Online
      Principal coordinatorAndrea Krelle
      Mode of deliveryOnline
      Contact hoursRegular meetings with supervisor/s, one hour weekly or fortnightly per semester, either face to face or via videoconference/Skype
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 May 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018

      Year Long contact information

      andrea.krelle@unimelb.edu.au

      Administration Coordinator

      Helen D'Cruz
      hdcruz@unimelb.edu.au

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  • Adolescent Health Minor ThesisPAED90015

    Graduate coursework subject Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2 Year: 2018

    This subject is only available to students who have already completed one iteration of PAED90015. All others please enrol into the new version of this subject, POPH90268 - Adolescent Health Minor Thesis.       The purpose of this subject is to develop the critical disciplines of research meth...

    • Semester 1 - Online
      Principal coordinatorAndrea Krelle
      Mode of deliveryOnline
      Contact hoursRegular meetings with supervisor/s, one hour weekly or fortnightly per semester.
      Total time commitment375 hours
      Teaching period26 February 2018 to 27 May 2018
      Last self-enrol date 9 March 2018
      Census date31 March 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail 4 May 2018
      Assessment period ends22 June 2018

      Semester 1 contact information

      andrea.krelle@unimelb.edu.au

      Administrative Coordinator

      Helen D'Cruz

      hdcruz@unimelb.edu.au

    • Semester 2 - Online
      Principal coordinatorAndrea Krelle
      Mode of deliveryOnline
      Contact hoursRegular meetings with supervisor/s, one hour weekly or fortnightly per semester.
      Total time commitment375 hours
      Teaching period23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018
      Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018
      Census date31 August 2018
      Last date to withdraw without fail21 September 2018
      Assessment period ends16 November 2018

      Semester 2 contact information

      andrea.krelle@unimelb.edu.au

      Administrative Coordinator

      Helen D'Cruz

      hdcruz@unimelb.edu.au

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