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Research Methodology in Actuarial Studies - AFIN450

This unit introduces students to some important literature in the fields of actuarial studies, quantitative finance and risk management. It also gives students an introduction to the methodology of research in these important fields. The unit aims to increase the mathematical, statistical, quantitative and research skills of students essential for their success in research in the areas of actuarial studies, quantitative finance and risk management. The unit covers important areas such as quantitative risk management, market consistent valuation, asset pricing, portfolio selection, financial econometrics and other areas of actuarial studies. Emphasis of topics may vary depending on the current research focus of the instructors.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

TBD - Not offered in the current year; next offering is to be determined

Staff Contact(s): Finance staff

Permission by special approval Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): ACST450
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Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Applied Finance and Actuarial Studies

Faculty of Business and Economics

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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