Financial Mathematics for Actuaries - ACTL2111

Faculty: UNSW Business School

School: School of Risk and Actuarial Studies

Course Outline: ACTL2111 Course Outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite:(ACTL1101 and MATH1251/MATH1241) or (MATH1251/MATH1241 and stream MATHR13986) or (MATH1251/MATH1241 and stream MATHR13523) or (MATH1251/MATH1241 and stream MATHR13564) or (MATH1251/MATH1241 and stream MATHR13956).

Equivalent: ACTL5102

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course will cover the financial mathematics required for the analysis of financial and insurance transactions. Topics covered include: mathematics of compound interest; valuation of cash flows of simple insurance contracts; analysis and valuation of annuities, bonds, loans and other securities; yield curves and immunisation; introduction to stochastic interest rate models and actuarial applications.
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