BSc Actuarial Science

Programme Code: F723-ACS

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Year 1

Year Co-ordinator(s):
Prof Jennie Hansen (Edinburgh)

Jennie Hansen

Semester 1 Timetable

Semester 2 Timetable

Semester 1 (Mandatory)Semester 2 (Mandatory)
F17CA Calculus AF17CB Calculus B
F77SA Introduction to Statistical Science AF77SB Introduction to Statistical Science B
Semester 1 (Optional)F77PD Professional Development Planning
F17LP Logic and Proof Semester 1 (Optional)
F17CC Introduction to University MathematicsF17SC Discrete Mathematics
C27IE Introductory EconomicsC37FF Finance and Financial Reporting

Year 2

Year Co-ordinator(s):
Dr Ian Sharpe (Edinburgh)
Kai Lin Ong (Malaysia)

Kai Lin Ong
Ian Sharpe

Edinburgh Semester 1 Timetable

Edinburgh Semester 2 Timetable

Semester 1 (Mandatory)Semester 2 (Mandatory)
F18CD Multivariable Calculus & Real Analysis AF18CE Multivariable Calculus & Real Analysis B
F18CF Linear AlgebraF78AB Actuarial and Financial Mathematics B
F78AA Actuarial and Financial Mathematics A (7.5 Credits)F78PB Probability and Statistics B
F78AP Algorithmic and Scientific Programming (7.5 Credits)Semester 2 (Optional)
F78PA Probability and Statistics AF18NA Numerical Analysis A (Edinburgh Only)
 C37FF Finance and Financial Reporting *
 F28DM Database Management Systems

* Only for Direct Entrants To Stage 2


Year 3

Year Co-ordinator(s):
Prof George Streftaris  (Edinburgh)
Larry O’Brien (Malaysia)

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Edinburgh Semester 1 Timetable

Edinburgh Semester 2 Timetable

Semester 1 (Optional)Semester 2 (Optional)
F79MA Statistical Models AF79MB Statistical Models B
F79SP Stochastic ProcessesF79SU Survival Models
F79PA Portfolio Theory and Asset ModelsF79DF Derivative Markets and Discrete-Time Finance
F70LA Life Insurance Mathematics AF70LB Life Insurance Mathematics B

Year 4

Year Co-ordinator(s):
John Phillips (Edinburgh)
Suzan Jabbar Obaiys (Malaysia)

Suzan Jabbar Obaiys
John Phillips

Semester 1 Timetable

Semester 2 Timetable

Semester 1 (Optional)Semester 2 (Optional)
F79PS Statistics for Social ScienceF79BI Bayesian Inference & Computational Methods
F70PE PensionsF70RT Risk Theory
F70CF Continous-Time FinanceF70TS Time Series Analysis
F10MM OptimisationF70LP Life Office Practice
C39SM International Bonds and Currency MarketsF19MO Ordinary Differential Equations
F79PA Portfolio Theory and Asset Models *C39TA Taxation
F71AB Financial Mathematics *F71AJ Financial Economics 2 *
C27IE Introductory Economics *F71TT Risk Management: Techniques & Tools
F20ML Statistical Machine Learning 

*Direct Entrants and Exchange students only