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Fourth year, whole year, three lectures and three tutorials per week.


Mrs Shivani Ramjee


  • Actuarial Science I and II
  • Statistics 3041F, 3045F and 3043S
  • Financial Accounting 1006F & 1011S
  • Economics 1010F & 1011S
  • BUS4028F concurrently

Course Outline

The aim of this subject is to instil in successful candidates the ability to apply a wide range of key actuarial concepts in simple traditional and non-traditional situations. It comprises the following topics: How to do a professional job, Stakeholders, Client needs and customer needs and implications for other stakeholders, Managing risks, Marketing, External environment, Investment environment, Meeting investor needs, Capital, Interaction with client, Awareness of risk, Management of provisions for liabilities, Project planning and management, Input validation, Methodology and techniques, Assumption setting, Design, Expenses, Developing the cost and the price, Provisioning, Relationship between assets and liabilities, Maintaining profitability, Determining the expected results, Reporting actual results, Risk management, Asset management, Capital management, Surplus management, Mergers and acquisitions, Insolvency and closure, Options and guarantees, Monitoring, Principal terms.

Duly Performed Requirements

  • Completion and timeous submission of tutorial exercises.
  • Sitting all class tests.
  • An overall average of 40% for class work.


Tutorials and tests 40% 

Examination (3hr x 2) 60%

Last updated : 11 Aug 2014

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