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Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

25-SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Risk Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course overview

Risk management is key to an organisation's sustainability. It allows a business to plan for situations ranging from global pandemics to volatile marketplaces, and to put solutions in place that enable them to continue to thrive.

Our programme will give you a complete set of essential management skills and will also develop your potential to excel in global risk management positions. You will be able to directly contribute to the success of organisations in sectors as diverse as healthcare, aviation, law, energy, engineering and insurance.

On our MSc you'll explore topics such as analysing and modelling risk, risk governance in different sectors and quantitative risk management. It is recognised by the Chartered Insurance Institute, the world’s leading professional body for insurance and financial services. In addition, graduates automatically become affiliate members of the Institute of Risk Management.

Studying this course with us will enhance your CV and help to bring you to the notice of prestigious employers who are looking for the skillset you will have.

Careers

Career destinations for our postgraduates include:

  • accountants
  • finance and investment analysts
  • higher education teaching professionals
  • investment bankers
  • IT business analysts
  • management consultants
  • marketing professionals
  • public relations professionals
  • university researchers

Some MSc graduates have gone on to doctoral studies, others have become entrepreneurs.

Modules

The module will include the following topics: Introduction to risk (the meaning and nature of risk); Risk and individuals (for example, risk perceptions, risk aversion); Risk and organisations (for example, risk appetite, risk and incentives, internal controls, organisational failure); Risk and markets (for example, market sources of risk, market pricing of risk); Risk modelling (qualitative and quantitative).

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

13,800

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

26,500

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in business studies, economics or management.