# Courses

 ACTU 409: Introduction to Actuarial Mathematics To provide introductory preparation in Actuarial mathematics and their applications. Deterministic theory of interest (i.e. traditional compound interest, cash-flow modelling; annuities certain, bond market theory), Introduction to contingent claims analysis... ACTU 407: Survival Analysis and Modelling To provide understanding of survival analyses and how to model concepts in practice in order to fix a trail for information. Topics that students will be exposed to include: Survival models, estimation of survival function and hazard function, estimation and... ACTU 404: Pensions and Social Security To make students aware of the environment of effective social security system and pension and employee benefit schemes. The theory and practice of social security and state, occupational and personal pension plan funding. Features of the main employee benefit... ACTU 403: Elements of Life Insurance To instill the ability, in simple situations, to use judgment and apply the principles of actuarial planning and control needed for the operation on sound financial lines of providers of life insurance. Principal terms; The main contract types; The principles... ACTU 320: Internship in Actuarial Science Aim: The core aim of this course is to introduce students to the Actuarial practices in jobs that they find themselves in. This in turn will bridge the gap between theory and practice. The course is offered in both semesters to students to seek practical... ACTU 304: Life Contingencies To help students to know the fundamental techniques relevant to the valuation of cash flows which are a function of death, survival and other uncertain risks. Models that depict time until death, analysis of probability distributions and present values... ACTU 303: Introduction to Financial Mathematics To provide grounding in Financial Mathematics and its simple applications. Topics to be introduced include: Time value of money. Simple and Compound Interest accumulation and discount functions. Theoretical continuous cases of forces of interest and discount... ACTU 202: Data Analysis and Statistical Computing To acquaint students with elementary modern computing methods appropriate to the work of an actuary. This course is largely practical and involves analyzing large data sets. Students will be introduced to modeling and statistical simulations using modern... ACTU 101: Introduction to Statistics and Probability for Actuaries To introduce students to basic concepts in Statistical Methods and Probability. Topics include introduction to Statistics: The interpretation of data. Types of data. Methods of data transformation: Graphical display of data, numerical characterization of data... ACTU 101: Introduction to Statistics and Probability for Actuaries To introduce students to basic concepts in Statistical Methods and Probability. Topics include introduction to Statistics:  The interpretation of data. Types of data. Methods of data transformation: Graphical display of data, numerical characterization...