MSc/Diploma in Actuarial Science
Department of Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics
Frequently Asked Questions
What level of degree do I need to get
a place on the course?
The normal requirement for a place on the Diploma course is
an upper second class degree (II(1)) or better in Mathematics, Statistics
or a related subject.
Other countries have different ways of grading degrees but the requirement
is simply that it should be the equivalent to the requirement for
What if I don't have a maths or statistics
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Roger Gray / Heriot-Watt University / R.J.Gray@ma.hw.ac.uk