Supplementary examinations will not be awarded for this course. Presentation of this course will be subject to sufficient demand and to the availability of suitable resources.
36 NQF credits at HEQSF level 9
Convener: P Botha
Course entry requirements: Suitable undergraduate degree together with subjects A101-103, A201-205 and A301 of the Actuarial Society or equivalent. Students narrowly failing to meet this requirement (e.g. missing one A2 subject) may be considered on merit, although students meeting the requirements will be given priority.
Course outline: Features of products and markets; tax legislative and statutory controls; major areas of risk; reinsurance underwriting; principles of investment; professional guidance; unit pricing; valuation data and analysing experience; values of liabilities for reserving, solvency, pricing, management accounts; value to shareholders; modelling claim frequency and amount; pricing bases; asset- liability matching.
DP requirements: 45% average over all class tests.
Assessment: Examination (3 hours) 50%Class tests 50%
Last updated : 20 Nov 2018