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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Risk Management

Course type


Course Summary

Our MSc in Risk Management is one of a few UK masters degrees to cover risk management theory and practice within a broad framework, and teaches cutting-edge risk management principles and techniques that can be applied in any field. This MSc is accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute, enabling you to apply for credits towards professional qualifications.

Our academics are involved in a range of research projects including collaborations with City of London financial firms, international investment management companies, engineering companies, security agencies and government departments.

We have close links with UK professional bodies who provide regular guest speakers and students have the opportunity to attend industry seminars run by the Business School’s Centre for Risk Research, the only one of its kind in a Russell Group university.

Different course options

Full time | Highfield Campus | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Dissertation - Core
Risk Taking and Decision Making - Core
Project Risk Management - Core
Principles of Risk Management - Core
Corporate Risk Management Processes - Core
Insurance - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a UK bachelor's degree with second class honours or higher (or equivalent overseas qualification) in a subject with some element of quantitative study such as business, engineering, sciences, finance, economics or similar. Applicants with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

University information

The University of Southampton is spread across five campuses in the city, and is the largest university in the South East of England. There is also an additional site in Winchester, and another in Malaysia. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University was also awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework...more

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