Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics
Actuaries apply mathematical and statistical techniques to business problems. They work out the degree of risk on life assurance policies, pensions and employee benefits and investments.Browse degrees
Center of Excellence
Our Postgraduate Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics degrees combine 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.
Heriot-Watt University are part of the Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences and are 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.
Undergraduate Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics programmes
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