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Insurance and Risk Management MSc

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Full time | City, University of London | 1 year | SEP

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Insurance Risk Management

Course type


Course Summary

Explore the multi-faceted world of risk management as you study the growing interplay between insurance, risk management and financial services.


Who is it for?

You want to develop a successful career in insurance or risk management; or you already work in one of these fields and want to expand your knowledge and enhance your career potential.

At Bayes, you will study both applied and theoretical aspects of insurance and risk management to an advanced level.


Our MSc Insurance and Risk Management master's programme will equip you with the all-round knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the constantly evolving fields of insurance, risk and risk management.

You will work through a balanced programme which combines a practical approach with sound theory to create a learning environment that is both challenging and stimulating.

Career pathways

Career destinations for MSc Insurance and Risk Management

Our MSc Insurance and Risk Management is a long-established course with excellent career opportunities, and we are very proud of the career progression of our graduates with many enjoying flourishing careers around the globe in major global insurance companies, international insurance broking firms, investment and retail banks, risk management for major corporations and many other fields. This master’s degree equips our students with the skills and strong knowledge required for a successful and fulfilling career in the field of insurance and risk management.

Our unique location offer unrivalled access to major international insurance brokers, top insurance and reinsurance firms, investment and retail banks and other global leaders within the industry.


The course complements other introductory courses and provides a good foundation for the more specialised elective subjects. The aim of the course is to provide a sound understanding of the basic principles of risk and insurance and the characteristics of the main types of insurance. The general principles of insurance underwriting and claims management are also covered.

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Entry requirements

A UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution. Some level of previous study in business or finance is preferred. Work experience is not a requirement of this course.

Department profile

The Bayes Business School (formerly Cass Business School) is one of City, University of London’s five Schools. Bayes (formerly Cass Business School) is part of an elite group of business schools to have been awarded triple accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). Our London home is the beating heart of an...more

University information

City, University of London (City) is a leading UK university, with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. There are over 20,000 students who call the university home, and a postgraduate population of 46%. City has a diverse and international learning community, with over 175,000 alumni representing more than 180 countries worldwide. City is comprised of five different schools: School of Arts & Social...more

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