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Corporate and Financial Risk Management MSc

Corporate and Financial Risk Management MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Financial Management Risk Management

Course type


Course Summary

In this course, you will understand the main aspects of risk management in businesses – including quantitative analysis, regulation, implementation and management structure. We emphasise the application of mathematics to financial risk quantification, analysis and description. Our MSc is taught by established researchers and specialists in their fields. You will benefit from training in computing and explore a range of topics from programming to statistics to management. Our graduates have found jobs in banking (investment funds and hedge funds), financial software companies, and corporations with risk management departments.

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Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module examines the role played by financial institutions in the global market structure and in particular the ways in which these institutions manage risk in their investments, with particular focus on management of operational risk. You will address investment banking and the role banks and other actors such as rating agencies play in capital markets.

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 should normally have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above. Student’s qualification should have reasonably high mathematics content, demonstrating knowledge in calculus, probability and statistics, and ideally some programming. Students are suited to this course if their qualification is in mathematics, finance, economics, business, science, engineering or computing. They may also be considered for the course if they have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.