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MSc - Master of Science
The course is accredited by the Institute of Risk Management and you can also earn exemptions from their professional examinations.
Risk management is relevant to all aspects of industry, commerce, consultancy and the public sector. Over the past couple of years there has been a strong realisation that risk needs to be managed and not avoided, which in turn has a major impact on organisational strategy. To this end, this course has been designed for those wanting to have a career in Risk Management as well as professionals from a variety of sectors who are interested in strengthening their careers in risk management. This includes but is not limited to: accountants, project managers, insurers, chartered surveyors, health care professionals, lawyers, bankers, auditors, health and safety professionals and engineers and recognises the interdisciplinary nature of the subject.
Association of Insurance and Risk Management
The course is accredited by the Institute of Risk Management and you can also earn full exemptions from all six papers of their Diploma level professional examinations. This will allow you to apply for full GradIRM status, one of only four such university programmes in the UK. In addition, after three years of work experience, you can apply for full Chartered membership.
Gain practical experience
You could complete a 12-week project based in a UK company or organisation. This internship will improve your employability. You will take part in a web-based business simulation exercise which is designed to integrate your studies
Teaching and assessment
Teaching will be delivered through formal lectures, informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions, visiting speakers and e-learning resources. Assessment is usually a combination of individual and group work, presentations, essays, reports and projects.
You will also take part in a business simulation exercise throughout your first semester, which will integrate the different elements of the programme.
Careers in ‘risk management’ are likely to remain relatively buoyant as an employment option.
This is because as the world becomes ever more unpredictable and unstable, in business terms, the demand for risk managers is likely to be ongoing.
This is also added to by the increased amount of ‘risk regulation’.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in any subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification.
De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) offers the perfect combination of award-winning teaching and specialist facilities. Based in the centre of the bustling and multicultural city of Leicester, rich in cultural heritage, history, and diversity, making it feel like the world is on your doorstep, located in the heart of England, our campus blends the historical and the new and has provided an inspiring place to study for more than 150...more