Heriot-Watt University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mathematical, Statistical and Actuarial Sciences

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Course summary

This degree combines aspects of Mathematics and Actuarial Science to provide specialist actuarial and statistical skills as well as a wide-ranging approach to other areas of advanced mathematics. Year 1 comprises core topics in algebra, calculus, statistics etc. In Year 2 topics in actuarial science are introduced. In 3rd & 4th year students choose the combination of courses which best reflects their interests. Up to seven actuarial professional exemptions may be obtained by a good performance.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
GGD3
Institution code:
H24
Campus name:
Edinburgh Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

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 Officer for the programme for further information on the entry requirements for these.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

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

https://www.hw.ac.uk/study/entry/english-language-requirements.htm


Unistats information

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £16000 Year 1
International £16000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Mathematical, Statistical and Actuarial Sciences at Heriot-Watt University - UCAS