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Risk Management

Our MSc in Risk Management is one of a few UK masters degrees to cover risk management theory and practice within a broad framework, and teaches cutting-edge risk management principles and techniques that can be applied in any field. This MSc is accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute, enabling you to apply for credits towards professional qualifications.

Our academics are involved in a range of research projects including collaborations with City of London financial firms, international investment management companies, engineering companies, security agencies and government departments.

We have close links with UK professional bodies who provide regular guest speakers and students have the opportunity to attend industry seminars run by the Business School's Centre for Risk Research, the only one of its kind in a Russell Group university.

Entry requirements

MSc: A UK bachelor's degree with second class honours or higher (or equivalent overseas qualification) in a subject with some element of quantitative study such as business, engineering, sciences, finance, economics or similar. Applicants with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Core/Compulsory modules: Corporate Risk Management Processes; Insurance; Principles of Risk Management; Project Risk Management; Risk Taking and Decision Making; Dissertation.

Optional modules: Consultancy Skills; Corporate Finance; Credit Scoring and Data Mining; Financial Risk Management*; Game Theory for Business; Simulation; Multivariate Statistics for Data Mining *available to students whose previous study is sufficiently finance-related.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods may include exams, coursework, group projects, computer-based assignments and your dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Sponsorship and funding may be available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 19,000 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 9,500 (Year 1) International 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,750 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,750 (Year 1) Channel Islands 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,750 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,750 (Year 1) Scotland 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,500 (Year 1) England 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,500 (Year 1) EU 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,750 (Year 1) England 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,750 (Year 1) EU 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,500 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,500 (Year 1) Scotland 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,500 (Year 1) Channel Islands 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,500 (Year 1) Wales 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,750 (Year 1) Wales 2 Years

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