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This course is designed as a research methods course for research students in the areas of actuarial modelling in insurance risk, general insurance, life insurance, superannuation, and financial economics. As part of the course, students will learn to develop a full research proposal, critique and communicate research in a range of formats to a variety of audiences, apply the methodology of scientific research, as well as gain exposure to the presentation of research in relevant journals. Enrolment requires school approval.


UNSW Business School

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 1, Term 2, Term 3



Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Students must be in Actuarial Studies (Honours).

Course Outline

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Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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