Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Actuarial Management

1 pair of modules (covering actuarial risk management) is compulsory; it applies the principles of actuarial mathematics to a wide range of financial and insurance settings; students then choose a minimum of 2 pairs of courses from a list including pensions, life office management, investment and finance, derivatives, and enterprise risk management; other optional courses may also be available.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 Bachelor's degree or a Master's (or equivalent) with a substantial actuarial content and covering a sufficient number of the core technical subjects CT1 to CT8 of the professional actuarial examinations. For students whose 1st language is not English, the minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules may include: lfe office management; pensions; investment and finance; derivatives; enterprise risk management.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,880 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,880 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,880 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,880 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,880 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,880 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,470 per Year 1 (EU) 48 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,470 per Year 1 (England) 48 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,470 per Year 1 (International) 48 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,470 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 48 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,470 per Year 1 (Scotland) 48 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,470 per Year 1 (Wales) 48 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,470 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,470 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,470 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,470 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,470 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,470 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,880 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,880 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,880 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,880 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,880 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,880 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
MACS PG Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0131 451 4152