Further Statistics

Module code: MA7406

This module will introduce some advanced statistical concepts and methodologies, focusing particularly on the techniques relevant to financial and actuarial industry. 

Topics covered

  • Bayesian statistics
  • Credibility theory
  • Generalised linear models
  • Time series analysis 
  • Monte Carlo methods

Learning

  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 10 hours of practical classes and workshop
  • 120 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Exam, 2 hours (70%)
  • Coursework (30%)

Pre-Requisites

  • MA7403

Co-Requisites

  • Together with MA7416 this module covers CT6 syllabus