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Masters in Financial Risk Management

Masters in Financial Risk Management

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Full time | Henley Business School | 9 months | SEP

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Full time


9 months

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Financial Management Risk Management

Course type


Course Summary


This Masters course is tailored to the needs of the rapidly evolving financial markets, providing you with an insight into new innovations in the area of risk management. The financial system has undergone major restructuring in preparation for the new regulatory frameworks, affecting existing roles and creating different skillset requirements within risk management divisions of financial institutions.

Through our long-term academic partnerships and accreditations by leading professional bodies, the MSc Financial Risk Management offers a relevant learning experience, combining a practice focused approach and current market intelligence. You will also benefit from exemptions to professional certifications from leading professional bodies worldwide.

The MSc Financial Risk Management is accredited by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). The degree syllabus is enhanced with the most up to date professional practices in the area of risk management. This course integrates applied academic knowledge to industry needs and provides you a competitive advantage. Integral to the academic course is the parallel study of the GARP FRM Part I certificate. Upon successful completion of this degree, you will be registered to take the FRM Part I examination.

Continuing your career

After completion of this programme, you will be well-prepared to follow a career in the challenging fields of risk management, or risk analysis with banks, regulators, portfolio managers, corporate treasuries, risk management software houses, specialist financial boutiques and hedge funds. Regulators, governments, advisors and commentators are unanimously endorsing the call for more and better qualified risk managers and analysts to join the financial industry.


The module covers the building blocks of econometrics and analytical techniques used in finance. Via case studies and computer modelling exercises, students learn how to apply these techniques to real data. Emphasis is placed on practical applications of the techniques in the global financial markets.

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Entry requirements

Undergraduate Degree – Minimum 2:1 or the equivalent from an overseas institution. Degree Discipline – Any degree discipline but must have a satisfactory level of numeracy.