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If you are looking for a career that offers the best pay of all the professions (and without the need to take postgraduate qualifications) and have an interest in science or engineering, then Financial Mathematics is the degree for you. Financial mathematics is concerned with the design, construction and maintenance of financial products. Following the recent turmoil in the financial markets, investment banks are already planning to recruit more properly skilled mathematicians.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Edinburgh Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Standard Qualification Requirements
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||AAB||including Mathematics at A for entry to Year 1. For entry to Year 2: AAA including Mathematics.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Relevant BTEC qualifications are accepted; please contact the Admissions Tutor for further details.|
|Scottish Higher||AAAB||including Mathematics at A.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AAB||including Mathematics at A plus excellent Highers for entry to Year 2.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 points||with Higher Level Mathematics at 6 for entry to Year 1. For entry to Year 2: A total of 30 points with Higher Level Mathematics at 7.|
We operate contextual admissions defined by our Fair Access Policy which may mean entry requirements are flexible. We accept a wide range of other qualifications from the UK, Europe and International countries. Please contact the Admissions Tutor for the programme for further information on the entry requirements for these.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
|A level||ABC||with A in Maths.|
|Scottish Higher||ABBC||with A in Maths.|
As part of the Fair Access Process, the minimum entry requirements enable students who are within one or more of the categories below to be guaranteed an offer: Living in an area within the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation lowest 20% (SIMD20) Care Experienced, as identified on the UCAS Application form by ticking the relevant box.
English language requirements
Applicants whose native language is not English and who have not been educated previously in the English language must provide evidence of their English language ability to ensure they can cope with the demands of a Heriot-Watt programme taught and assessed in English. Further information about the English Language tests that we currently accept as proof of English Language ability including our own English Language programmes, can be viewed on our website.
HWU English Language Requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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