BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science
Offered by: Heriot-Watt University Malaysia
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|Exam Body||Heriot-Watt University, UK|
|Course Duration||3 years|
|Part Time/Full Time||Full Time|
|Fees (International Student)||49,920|
|Campus||Heriot-Watt University, UK|
|Faculty||School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences|
|Conducted entirely in Malaysia||Yes|
|Awarding Country||United Kingdom|
|Level of Study||Bachelor's Degree Level|
|Field of Study||Mathematics & Statistics|
|Study Abroad Pathway|
Actuaries manage risk and uncertainty and evaluate the likely impact of future events. Heriot-Watt’s Actuarial Science programme is world-famous for its excellence. It contains all the courses that are essential for ensuring a flying start to a career as an actuary whilst at the same time fostering highly transferable mathematical skills.
If you excel at mathematics, enjoy problem solving and are looking for a degree that will prepare you for a rewarding career – both intellectually and financially – Actuarial Science could be the programme for you.
This Bachelor’s degree mirrors the highly successful BSc Actuarial Science degree offered in the UK, which is accredited by the UK Actuarial Profession. This can significantly reduce the time taken to qualify as a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.
View or download full details of core, optional and elective courses/projects.
Optional and elective courses available for Year 1 include:
Students typically take Introductory Economics, Continuous-time Finance, Risk Theory, and Time Series Analysis. They can also
Students take a total of 8 or 9 core/optional courses per year. For full details of the optional and elective courses, please refer to our
STPM/UEC/A-Levels/IB Diploma with 5 credits or above
Employment prospects are good, with excellent financial rewards. Our students readily find work as trainee actuaries and graduates are also well-equipped for more general careers like accountancy, banking, stockbroking or teaching. What’s more, actuarial skills are appreciated anywhere in the world.
All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.