27 NQF credits at level 8
Course convener: Dr T Grant
Course entry requirements: BUS2016H Actuarial Science I:
Financial Mathematics, BUS3018F Actuarial Science II: Models and STA3041F
Markov Processes & Time Series.
BUS3024S Actuarial Science II: Contingencies, STA3043S
Decision Theory & GLM, STA3045F Advanced Stochastic Processes, BUS4028F
Actuarial Science III: Financial Economics.
Theory: Formats, style, vocabulary, organisation patterns
and readability for oral and written messages, Individual and group presentation
Application: Letter writing (with a focus on communicating
Actuarial Science topics to various non-specialist audiences), report writing,
proposal writing, email, integration of graphic and visual materials, and group
DP requirements: Completion, on time, of all assignments and
oral presentations; attendance at all lectures cum workshops.
PCU component: classwork counts for 40%; examinations (group
oral presentation to a panel of examiners; a 3-hour written examination [Paper
1]), together make up the remaining 60%.
Students must achieve 40% for each examination with an
average of 50%.
In addition there is a 3-hour written examination (Paper 2)
for the purpose of professional exemption (A302).
The final BUS4034S mark will be weighted as follows: PCU
component: 70%; (A302) (Paper 2): 30%.
No supplementary examinations are awarded for this course.
*Also offered as a course towards a Post-graduate Diploma in Management (Actuarial Conversion Course).
Last updated : 01 Jul 2014