BSc Mathematical Statistical and Actuarial Sciences

This programme is available in Edinburgh.

Martin Youngson

Programme Director: Dr Martin Youngson

Programme Code: F1F1-MSA

For further information about course choices consult:

An optional course may not run if there is insufficient demand for it; some choices of courses may not be available to students in some years because of timetabling constraints.


Mark Lawson

Year 1

Year 1 Director of Studies: Prof Mark Lawson

  • General information for 1st Year mathematics students: click here

 

Semester 1 Timetable
Semester 2 Timetable

8 courses: 5 mandatory, up to 3 optional courses, up to 2 elective courses

Semester 1 (Mandatory) Semester 2 (Mandatory)
F17CA Calculus A F17CB  Calculus B
F17CC Introduction to University Mathematics  F77SB Introduction to Statistical Science B
F77SA Introduction to Statistical Science A
Semester 1 (Optional)   Semester 2 (Optional choose 1)   
C27OA Introductory Economics F17GA Problem Solving
F77PD Professional Development Planning
 Semester 1 (Elective) Semester 2 (Elective choose 1)
 1 SCQF Level 7 Elective Course C37FF Finance and Financial Reporting
1 SCQF Level 7 Elective Course

Anatoly Konechny

Year 2

Year 2 Director of Studies: Dr Anatoly Konechny

 

Semester 1 Timetable
Semester 2 Timetable

8 courses: 7 mandatory, 1 optional

Semester 1 (Mandatory) Semester 2 (Mandatory)
F18CD Multivariable Calculus and Real Analysis A F18CE Multivariable Calculus and Real Analysis B
F18CF Linear Algebra  F78AB Actuarial and Financial Mathematics B
F78AA Actuarial and Financial Mathematics A F78PB  Probability and Statistics B
F78PA  Probability and Statistics A 
Semester 2 (Optional choose)  
F18NA Numerical Analysis A 
C37FF Finance and Financial Reporting

Martin YoungsonYear 3

Year 3 Director of Studies: Dr Martin Youngson

 

 

Semester 1 Timetable
Semester 2 Timetable
8 courses: 4 mandatory, 4 optional.

Semester 1 (Mandatory) Semester 2 (Mandatory)
F19PL Abstract Algebra  F19MO Ordinary Differential Equations
F79MA Statistical Models A F79MB Statistical Models B
Semester 1 (Optional choose 2) Semester 2 (Optional choose 2)
C27OA Introductory Economics F19AB  Applied Mathematics B
F19MV Vector Analysis F19MC  Complex Analysis
F19PB  Pure Mathematics B F19NB Numerical Analysis B  
F70LA Life Insurance Mathematics A F70LB Life Insurance Mathematics B
F79PA  Portfolio Theory and Asset Models F79DF Derivative Markets and Discrete-time Finance
F79SP Stochastic Processes F79SU  Survival Models

Andy WhiteYear 4

Year 4 Director of Studies: Prof Andy White

  • For an overview of what is in the 4th year courses, click on the Brief Descriptions PDF.
  • Some options run subject to demand.

Semester 1 Timetable
Semester 2 Timetable
8 courses: all optional

Semester 1 ( Optional choose 4) Semester 2 ( Optional choose 4)
F10AC  Applied Mathematics C F10AN Mathematical Biology B
F10AM Mathematical Biology A F10MP Partial Differential Equations
F10MF  Functional Analysis F10ND Numerical Analysis D
F10MM  Optimisation F10PD Pure Mathematics D
F10NC Numerical Analysis C F10PG Geometry
F10PC Pure Mathematics C F70LB Life Insurance Mathematics B
F70CF  Continuous-time Finance F70LP  Life Office Practice
F70LA Life Insurance Mathematics A F70RT Risk Theory 
F70PE Pensions F70TS Time Series
F79PS Statistics for Social Science F79BI Bayesian Inference and Computational Methods
F71TT Risk Manamgement: Techniques & Tools

† Details of Actuarial Profession Exemptions