The School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences (Postgrad)


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List of Programs

  1. Actuarial Management with Data Science, MSc
  2. Actuarial Management, MSc
  3. Data Science
  4. Actuarial Science and Management, MSc
  5. Actuarial Science, MSc
  6. Applied Mathematical Sciences, MSc
  7. Climate Change Modeling
  8. Applied Mathematical Sciences, MSc*
  9. Artificial Intelligence, MSc
  10. Artificial Intelligence, MSc*
  11. Computational Data Science, MSc
  12. Computational Mathematics and Data Analysis, MSc
  13. Computational Maths, MSc
  14. Computer Science for Cyber Security, MSc
  15. Computing, MSc*
  16. Data Science, MSc
  17. Data Science, MSc*
  18. Financial Mathematics, MSc
  19. Games Design and Development, MDes
  20. Human Robot Interaction, MSc*
  21. Information Technology, MSc
  22. Business
  23. Software Systems
  24. Mathematical Biology, Ecology and Medicine, MSc
  25. Mathematical Sciences, GCert
  26. Mathematics of Sustainable Finance, MSc
  27. Mathematics, MSc
  28. Network Security, MSc
  29. Software Engineering, MSc

*(2 year)


Academic Requirements

  • Average GPA (first-year student): 3.0

Additional requirements

  • Letters of Recommendation: optional
  • Resume/CV: optional
  • Personal Statement: Optional
  • Admission Interview: Optional

English Tests Requirements





About Faculty

We are proud of our international reputation for research, teaching programs, and connections with professional and industrial partners. The school hosts the Actuarial Research Centre, coordinating the network of actuarial researchers affiliated with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.

Top Reasons to Study in Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh

You will become highly employable

95% of Heriot-Watt students are in employment or further study within six months of graduation and we are ranked joint 17th in the UK and 1st in Scotland for graduate salaries. (The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).

You will learn from world leading academics

Our learning environment seeks to offer you the very best in terms of study programmes, which apply knowledge to real world challenges. We are ranked 281st in the world (QS World University Rankings 2023) and 34th in the UK (The Complete University Guide 2023).

You will become globally connected

We have 5 campuses and 150 learning partners around the world. Many of our students get the chance to transfer their study to our campuses in Dubai and Malaysia through our Go Global inter-campus exchange programme. We are also one of Scotland’s most international universities, with around a third of our students coming from outside the UK.

Ranking & Accreditation of Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh

  • The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 ranked 86.8% of Heriot-Watt’s research as world-leading and internationally excellent.
  • We are 9th in the UK and 1st in Scotland for research impact
  • Over 80% of our academic staff are currently engaged in research at internationally recognized levels
  • We are ranked 270th in the world in the 2022 QS World University Ranking
  • We ranked in 28th place out of 123 UK universities for the overall student experience in the National Student Survey 2021.
  • We are ranked in the top 25 in the world for Engineering and Technology in the THE World University Rankings 2021
  • 8th in Scotland in the Guardian University Guide 2021
  • 95% of graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduation

Student Accommodation at Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh

  • Housing: $5,998
  • Dining: $2,016
  • Other: $2,986



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