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MSc Financial Risk Management

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Full time | London Moorgate | 1 year | SEP-22

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Full time


1 year

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Financial Management Risk Management

Course type


Course Summary

Our MSc Financial Risk Management is designed to ensure that you gain a comprehensive, globally-focused understanding of risk management tools. The tools you’ll learn about range from enterprise-wide risk management practices to specific techniques and requirements in the financial industry sector.

We’ve designed this programme to provide a comprehensive introduction to the financial services industry, exploring the broader economic environment and how it influences financial markets. During your studies you’ll develop an in-depth knowledge of financial products including equities, bonds, derivatives and investment funds. You will also have the opportunity to examine types of risks faced by businesses and risk management practices within financial institutions, namely market, credit and counterparty risks.


Research Methods and Research Based Output (60 Credits) - Core
Digital Transformation and Blockchain in Fintech (30 Credits) - Core
Financial Markets, Analysis and Analytics (30 Credits) - Core
Risk Modelling and Basel Capital Accord (30 Credits) - Core
Derivatives and Risk Hedging (30 Credits) - Core

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Entry requirements

2:2 or above from a UK Bachelors degree, or equivalent qualifications.

University information

The University of Law provides law and business courses for postgraduates. The university can trace its origins back to 1876, and as such, is one of the most long-standing legal educators. It received university status in 2012 and opened its Business School in 2016. The university has 15 campuses across the UK, all based in thriving business areas. In 2016, it opened its GISMA Business School in Berlin, and then in 2019 it established its...more

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