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ABP100Y1 Introduction to Academic Studies

This interdisciplinary, skills-focused course parallels the other component courses of the full-time Academic Bridging Program, supplementing those courses and helping students integrate their entire Academic Bridging experience, while providing intensive, workshop-style training in the fundamental skills needed for success in further university studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences....

ABP101Y1 Introduction to Academic Studies in the Sciences

This interdisciplinary, skills-focused course parallels the other component courses of the full-time ABP Science Option, supplementing those courses and helping students integrate their entire Academic Bridging experience, while providing intensive, workshop-style training in the fundamental skills needed for success in further university studies in Mathematics and the Sciences. The course...

ACT199H1 Decipher Financial Puzzles in the Media and Pop Culture

Have you ever watched a pundit’s passionate rant over financial crisis on TV and wondered whether he was right or wrong? Did you get the full story after watching movies like Margin Call or The Big Short? What was the efficiency market versus behavioral finance debate all about? Did you wonder why everyone in the financial press seem to be calling for a lower debt/equity...

ACT230H1 Mathematics of Finance for Non-Actuaries

Introduction to financial mathematics, interest measurement, present value calculation, annuity valuation, loan amortization, consumer financing arrangements, bond valuation. The course is aimed at a general audience who will not be continuing in the actuarial science program. Course manuals fee: $30.

First-year Calculus

ACT240H1

ACT240H1 Mathematics of Investment & Credit

Interest, discount and present values, as applied to determine prices and values of annuities, mortgages, bonds, equities; loan repayment schedules and consumer finance payments in general; yield rates on investments given the costs on investments. Course manuals fee: $45.

MAT137Y1 (minimum grade 63%)/MAT157Y1 (minimum grade 60%)

ACT230H1

ACT245H1 Financial Principles for Actuarial Science I

Term structure of interest rates, cashflow duration, convexity and immunization, forward and futures contracts, interest rate swaps, introduction to investment derivatives and hedging strategies.

ACT240H1, MAT137Y1 (minimum grade 63%)/MAT157Y1 (minimum grade 60%)

ACT247H1 Introductory Life Contingencies

Probability theory applied to survival and to costs and risks of life assurances, life annuities, and pensions; analysis of survival distributions; international actuarial notation. Course manuals fee: $35.

ACT240H1; MAT137Y1 (minimum grade 63%)/MAT157Y1 (minimum grade 60%); STA257H1

ACT348H1 Advanced Life Contingencies

Determination of benefit premium and benefit reserves for life insurance and annuities; analysis of insurance loss random variables; theory of life contingencies for multiple lives. Course manuals fee: $40.

ACT240H1 (minimum grade C); ACT245H1 (minimum grade C); ACT247H1 (minimum grade C); (STA257H1,STA261H1); MAT237Y1/​MAT257Y1

ACT349H1 Corporate Finance for Actuarial Science

Actuarial applications of financial mathematics and economics.

ACT240H1 (minimum grade C); ACT245H1 (minimum grade C); ACT247H1 (minimum grade C); (STA257H1, STA261H1); MAT237Y1/​MAT257Y1

ECO358H1, ECO359H1 , RSM332H1 , RSM333H1

ACT350H1 Applied Probability for Actuarial Science

The course offers an introduction to elementary probability theory and stochastic processes. The main goal of the course is to help actuarial students understand the concept of stochastic processes with particular emphasis on Markov chains that are of great importance in Life Contingencies and Property and Casualty insurance.

The course will cover the following topics: a basic review of...

ACT240H1 (minimum grade 63%); ACT245H1 (minimum grade 63%); ACT247H1 (minimum grade 63%); STA257H1; MAT223H1/​MAT240H1, MAT237Y1/​MAT257Y1