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MPS703 - Reinsurance

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Enrolment modes:(X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1
Previously coded as:MAS703
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

M Cohen

Prerequisite:

MPS701

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

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.

Assessment

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**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1178$1178$1178$2675$3340

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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