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MSc Risk Management and Financial Engineering

MSc Risk Management and Financial Engineering

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Full time


1 year

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Financial Modelling Risk Management

Course type


Course Summary

The Master’s degree in Risk Management is a one-year course, providing technically-minded graduates with an analytical study of risk management and financial engineering. The course is run by Imperial College Business School and equips our students with the cutting-edge risk management tools and strategies utilised by world-leading financial firms. You will learn how to put the latest academic thinking and business strategies into practice from leading practitioners and world class faculty, giving you a thorough and hands-on understanding of risk management. We are among a handful of business schools worldwide to achieve triple accreditation: Association of MBAs (AMBA); Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). Our graduates are well prepared for jobs in a wide range of industries in the UK, Europe and further afield, with employers including Barclays, RBS and Prudential.


Stochastic Calculus - Core
Risk Management and Valuation - Core
Investments and Portfolio Management - Core
Ethics and Professional Standards in Finance - Core
Financial Engineering - Core
Financial Statistics - Core
Empirical Finance: Methods and Applications - Core
Finance Careers Primer
Accounting Primer
Applied Project
Research Project
Foundations for Career Success

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Entry requirements

Students need to have a minimum requirement of 2.1 degree in a highly quantitative subject. They are also required to have a well-researched career plan with clear short and long term goals.

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