You are successfully registered
Thanks for telling us about yourself, ! Now we know who we're talking to, and can create content you'll love
MSc - Master of Science
About this course
Study this UK risk management master’s for a broad understanding of theory and practice in key topics of risk. Explore financial and credit risk, decision making and corporate security and insurance.
This course equips you with the skills to apply project risk management principles to a range of sectors. You’ll be able to tailor your degree and explore your own interests through optional modules, taught by experienced academics and researchers.
This UK risk management degree teaches risk management topics so that you can apply techniques and theory in any field, rather than focusing on finance or engineering.
This course is for you if you have some professional experience and want to advance risk management practice in your industry, or if you are looking to specialise following your undergraduate study.
You’ll explore different aspects of risk and discover your area of interest through optional module selection in areas such as finance, quantitative methods and corporate security.
MSc Risk Management is accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute. This means you can apply for credits towards professional qualifications when you graduate.
You’ll be taught by academics at the forefront of risk management research, including experts in decision making in uncertain environments and project risk.
Our master’s in risk management is delivered with links to Southampton’s Business School’s Centre for Risk Research, the only specialist centre of its kind in a Russell Group University. The centre hosts unique opportunities, such as industry seminars, to inform your learning.
You’ll graduate with a wide range of career options. Popular organisations to continue a career in include:
Our graduates have gone on to work for companies such as:
The reputation of our risk management courses means we are regularly approached by companies seeking students for placement, internship or job opportunities.
For this course (per year)
This programme is now closed to all international applicants.
Students will need a 2:1 degree in a subject with quantitative study such as: accounting, finance, business, maths, engineering, science economics. You’ll need evidence your maths, statistics, calculus and algebra knowledge.
The University of Southampton is an institution with a strong heritage, with more than 100 years of history and tradition supporting a modern educational model that focuses on student success. Southampton is one of the founding members of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, a network of research-focused and prestigious universities. Today, the 2023 Complete University Guide league table places Southampton among the top 13 institutions...more