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MSc Financial Mathematics

MSc Financial Mathematics

Overview Our MSc Financial Mathematics covers the advanced mathematics that’s revolutionised finance since the early 1970s. If you’re passionate about mathematics and keen to build a career in finance,...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 27,320 per year (UK)
  • Discrete - Time Finance (10 Credits) - Core
  • Special Topics 2 (7.5 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Financial Markets (15 Credits) - Core
  • Special Topics 1 (7.5 Credits) - Core
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MSc Global Environmental Change and Policy

MSc Global Environmental Change and Policy

The pace of change of our climate is staggering, with the climate system strongly influenced by numerous environmental and global feedback processes. Understanding these complex issues, as well as our...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,120 per year (UK)

MSc Applied Mathematical Sciences

MSc Applied Mathematical Sciences

This is one of the few dedicated Applied Mathematics MSc programmes in the UK. For over 40 years Heriot-Watt has been exceptionally strong in Applied Mathematics and we have world-leading researchers...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 7,776 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 3,888 per year (UK)
  • Optimisation (15 Credits) - Core
  • Modelling and Tools (15 Credits) - Core
  • Masters Project and Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
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MSc Climate Change: Managing the Marine Environment

MSc Climate Change: Managing the Marine Environment

Large global changes, and climate change in particular, are having significant impacts on the environment. The study of impacts and mitigation/adaptation measures in the marine environment requires a...Read more
  • 12 months Full time degree: 9,120 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree: 4,560 per year (UK)
  • Marine Environmental Monitoring- Core
  • GIS: Geographic Information System for Marine Environmental Scientists- Core
  • Marine Resources and Sustainability- Core
  • Climate Change: Sustainability and Adaptation- Core
  • Research Project (MSc only)- Core
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MSc Mathematics

MSc Mathematics

Our MSc in Mathematics is designed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of a range of topics in mathematics. In addition, students who meet the appropriate criteria and proceed to the project...Read more
  • 12 months Full time degree: 7,776 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree: 3,888 per year (UK)
  • Partial Differential Equations (15 Credits) - Core
  • Functional Analysis (15 Credits) - Core
  • Modelling and Tools (15 Credits) - Core
  • Masters Project and Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
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MSc Quantitative Finance and Mathematics

MSc Quantitative Finance and Mathematics

This masters in Quantitative Finance and Mathematics course introduces innovative modern mathematical techniques and financial modelling. It focuses on probability and stochastics, which are often not...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 2,740 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 2,740 per year (UK)
  • Modelling and Tools (15 Credits) - Core
  • Derivatives Markets and Pricing (15 Credits) - Core
  • Research and Industry Topics (15 Credits) - Core
  • Masters Project (60 Credits) - Core
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MSc Applied Petroleum Geoscience

MSc Applied Petroleum Geoscience

The Applied Petroleum Geoscience programme is a unique programme in subsurface geoscience and exploration at Heriot-Watt University. The programme mainly focuses on exploration petroleum geoscience, but...Read more
  • 12 months Full time degree: 14,120 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Online degree: 11,120 per year (UK)
  • Individual Project (30 Credits) - Core
  • Formation Evaluation (15 Credits) - Core
  • Applied Petroleum Geophysics (15 Credits) - Core
  • Field Exploration Project (30 Credits) - Core
  • Reservoir Concepts (15 Credits) - Core
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PgDip / PgCert Graduate Certificate in the Mathematical Sciences

PgDip / PgCert Graduate Certificate in the Mathematical Sciences

Overview The Graduate Certificate is designed for applicants who wish to study one of our MSc programmes but who have not studied a sufficient level of mathematics or statistics at University to meet...Read more
  • 9 months Full time degree: 7,776 overall cost (UK)
  • Numerical Analysis A (Level 8)
  • Probability and Statistics B (Level 8)
  • Introduction to Statistical Science B (Level 7)
  • Ordinary Differential Equations (Level 9)
  • Probability and Statistics A (Level 8)
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MSc International Marine Science

MSc International Marine Science

Overview This International Marine Science course offers students with a background in marine biology, geology or geography the opportunity to integrate their expertise in the wider marine science context. ...Read more
  • 12 months Full time degree: 9,120 per year (UK)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 9,120 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree: 4,560 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree: 4,560 per year (UK)
  • GIS for Marine and Environmental Scientists (15 Credits) - Core
  • Applied Research Design and Analysis (15 Credits) - Core
  • Oceanography (15 Credits) - Core
  • ILES Environment Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
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MSc International Marine Science (Online)

MSc International Marine Science (Online)

This Online International Marine Science Programme offers students from a variety of backgrounds, including marine biology, geology, geography, Law and Policy and others, the opportunity to integrate...Read more
  • 8 years Online degree: 10,780 per year (UK)
  • Applied Research Design and Analysis (15 Credits) - Core
  • Oceanography (15 Credits) - Core
  • ILES Environment Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • GIS for Marine and Environmental Scientists (15 Credits) - Core
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MSc Subsurface Energy Systems

MSc Subsurface Energy Systems

Our Masters in Subsurface Energy Systems delivers the key concepts of subsurface energy and CO2 storage, geothermal energy or transitional gas and integrates geoscience, engineering, political and societal...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 14,120 per year (UK)
  • Group project (30 Credits) - Core
  • Reservoir Geomechanics (15 Credits) - Core
  • Reservoir Geophysics and Reservoir Monitoring (15 Credits) - Core
  • Fluid Mechanics, Reactive Transport and Heat Flow (15 Credits) - Core
  • Geothermal Energy (15 Credits) - Core
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PhD Institute of Biological Chemistry, Biophysics and Bioengineering

PhD Institute of Biological Chemistry, Biophysics and Bioengineering

The Institute of Biological Chemistry, Biophysics and Bioengineering (IB3) is focused on applying advances in the chemical, physical, and engineering sciences to enable and enhance life science research. ...Read more
  • 3 years Full time degree: 4,500 per year (UK)

PhD Institute of Chemical Sciences

PhD Institute of Chemical Sciences

The Institute of Chemical Sciences (ICS) performs research across a broad range of chemistry, including both fundamental studies, and applied and interdisciplinary work with impact on current societal challenges. ...Read more
  • 3 years Full time degree: 4,500 per year (UK)

PhD / MPhil / MSc / EngD Institute of Photonics and Quantum Sciences

PhD / MPhil / MSc / EngD Institute of Photonics and Quantum Sciences

The Institute of Photonics and Quantum Sciences course carry out a broad range of research in photonic physics, engineering photonics and quantum sciences. We encourage a cross-fertilisation of ideas...Read more
  • 3 years Full time degree: 4,500 per year (UK)

PhD Mathematics

PhD Mathematics

This course offers a dynamic environment for postgraduate study with excellent links to business and industry which provide students with opportunities to gain hands-on experience of real-world problems,...Read more
  • 3 years Full time degree: 4,500 per year (UK)

MSc Mathematical Biology, Ecology and Medicine

MSc Mathematical Biology, Ecology and Medicine

Overview Since the 1990s Heriot-Watt University has had an internationally renowned research group in Mathematical Biology, Ecology and Medicine. This group includes Jonathan Sherratt, Andy White and...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 7,776 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 3,888 per year (UK)
  • Data Assimilation with Applications to Climate Change (15 Credits) - Core
  • Masters Project and Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Climate Change; Causes and Impact (15 Credits) - Core
  • Modelling and Tools (15 Credits) - Core
  • Mathematical Ecology (15 Credits) - Core
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MSc Applied Mathematical Sciences (2 years)

MSc Applied Mathematical Sciences (2 years)

This is a new two-year MSc in Applied Mathematical Sciences. The first year (Stage 1) is a pre-masters year that will equip you with a solid, theoretical and practical foundation in applied mathematics...Read more
  • 2 years Full time degree: 7,776 per year (UK)
  • Linear Algebra- Core
  • Research Preparation in English (1)- Core
  • Ordinary Differential Equations- Core
  • Numerical Analysis- Core
  • Research Preparation in English (2)- Core
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MRes in Microbial Physiology

MRes in Microbial Physiology

Overview Research on microbial product formation involves a range of bacteria and products which display well the biotechnological possibilities of bacteria. For example, some Clostridium strains ferment...Read more
  • 2 years Full time degree

MRes Geomaterials

MRes Geomaterials

Overview The subject of Geomaterials is very broad, and reaches into many other topics that are investigated at the Institute of GeoEnergy Engineering. Our research seeks to understand rocks – and related...Read more
  • 2 years Full time degree: 4,500 per year (UK)

MRes in Applied Geoscience

MRes in Applied Geoscience

Overview Heriot-Watt University has an active and growing capacity in Applied Geoscience which sits alongside and complements its Petroleum Engineering capabilities and research. At present, the main...Read more
  • 2 years Full time degree: 4,500 per year (UK)

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