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The student will develop: 1. a familiarity with basic financial instruments 2. computational skills used in the actuarial profession 3. team skills by working together on problems 4. a good class spirit (future financial contacts).Indicative Module Content:
The module covers material from subject CM1 of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
A good knowledge of first year undergraduate calculus and algebra will be assumed, such as that given in (a) MATH10120, Linear Algebra with Applications to Economics; MATH10130 Introduction to Analysis for Economics and Finance; MATH10140 Advanced Calculus for Economics and Finance or (b) MATH10040, Numbers and Functions; MATH10340, Linear Algebra in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences; MATH10350, Calculus in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences or (c) their equivalents from other universities.
Students NOT taking a degree or diploma in Actuarial Science or Financial Mathematics CANNOT take this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Examination: Mid Term||Unspecified||No||Other||No||
|Examination: End of Semester Exam||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Other||No||
|Assignment: Continuous Assessment||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Other||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Spring||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Self-assessment activities
Not yet recorded.
|Mr Damian Conway||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|