Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh

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Actuarial Science MSc/Diploma/Certificate

Course Description

The programme is designed to kick-start your career as an actuary, preparing you to take a leading role in managing risk in financial institutions worldwide. Ranked top job in 2013 (as reported by Wall Street Journal), actuaries are in high demand in light of the need for sound decision making in the ever-changing financial markets. The rewards in terms of job satisfaction and earning potential make this an excellent career choice. Programme duration The MSc programme is taught over 12-months and covers the CT1-CT8 professional syllabus, examined over 2 semesters, followed by a 3-month summer project. For those students who wish to gain exemptions from CT1 to CT8 without undertaking the MSc project, it is also possible to enrol on the 9-month PG Diploma.

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Actuarial Science MSc/Diploma/Certificate Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh