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MPS703 - Reinsurance

Unit details

Note: You are seeing the 2014 view of this unit information. These details may no longer be current.
Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:MAS703
Unit chair:

M Cohen





Incompatible with: Nil


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit introduces students to reinsurance and shows its application to insurance policies in the area of general insurance. From the grounding provided through this unit, the student should develop a clear understanding of the need for and purposes of reinsurance. Students should also have a working knowledge of the different forms and types of reinsurance contracts, a grasp of the terminology and the statutory requirements relative to reinsurance, the legal aspects of reinsurance dealings and an understanding of the reinsurance market and the pricing of reinsurance.


Assignment 3000 words 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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