BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science

BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science

Bachelor degree
48 months
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £14,640
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

The School is currently in discussion with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries to secure reaccreditation and exemptions under the new Curriculum 2019 education strategy. The degree is accredited by the Royal Statistical Society. Heriot-Watt University is recognised as a Center of Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries (SOA), North America. We are the only Center of Actuarial Excellence in Europe and one of only 30 other schools worldwide with this designation. With roots dating back to 1889, the Society of Actuaries (SOA) is the world's largest actuarial professional organization with more than 28,000 actuaries as members. Students will have many opportunities to develop their skills in specialist mathematical and statistical software throughout their degree to solve real-world problems, learn programming and mathematical modelling skills and handle large, complex data sets. This software includes: R Excel Matlab SPSS Practical, computer-based project work is an integral part of many of our courses, to help students prepare for the modern workplace.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Undergraduate Year 1 entry Good/excellent grades in the USE can be considered for year 1. Lower grades may be considered if you have completed a Foundation Programme. We offer Foundation Programmes at our Malaysia and Dubai campuses. Year 2 entry Good Diploma of Secondary Vocational Education (advanced level).

Career opportunities

These are the most common jobs students go into six months after graduating: Business, research and administrative professionals Business and public service associate professionals Information technology and telecommunications professionals Administrative occupations

Campus location

Edinburgh , United Kingdom

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