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Mathematical, Statistical and Actuarial Sciences BSc (Hons)

Heriot-Watt University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Edinburgh Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    11-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Overview

This degree combines material from the Mathematics and Actuarial Science courses, together with specialist actuarial and statistical skills. It also takes a wide-ranging approach to other areas of advanced mathematics. Year one focuses on core topics in algebra, calculus and statistics, along with an introduction to finance and economics. Year two builds upon this by introducing topics in actuarial science. The third and final years offer a range of options – allowing you to choose a combination which best suits your interests.

Accreditation

This degree offers the opportunity to gain exemptions from Core Principles subjects of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries Curriculum 2019 professional exams

Employability

In highly skilled work

100% of those are in highly skilled work 15 months after graduating.

Salary

  • The average salary of students 15 months after graduating: £22000
  • The average UK salary of students 15 months after graduating from a similar course: £27000

Jobs

These are the most common jobs students go into 15 months after graduating:

  • Business, research and administrative professionals
  • Business and public service associate professionals

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - ABB

including Mathematics for entry to Year 1.For entry to Year 2: ABB including Mathematics at A.

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University information

Heriot-Watt University

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 4AS, Scotland

Highly regarded around the world with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical and life sciences.
Culturally diverse, warm and welcoming, Heriot-Watt is one of Scotland's most international universities with a global footprint.
Global companies actively seek out Heriot-Watt graduates due to the nature of the university's research-informed education.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 104 10

    12th out of 70

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    177 79%

    9th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    17th

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    23rd

    72
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    189 79%

    13th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83.0 83%

    13th

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    19th

    4

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