Taught course

Risk Management

Glasgow Caledonian University · Department of Business Management

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a degree in risk management, insurance financial services, actuarial studies, business, management, marketing, economics, finance, accounting, mathematics, health & safety or a risk management related subject. Or hold any other first degree or a final qualification of a professional body and be employed in a risk management related profession.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

In an increasingly complex and rapidly changing global business environment, the management of risk requires a broad range of skills, knowledge and experience.

Accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), this programme is designed to provide you with the skills to excel in a role as a risk manager, risk and insurance manager, risk analyst or clinical risk manager within a variety of organisations and sectors.

You will develop the ability to establish risk policy and structures for business units, design and review processes for risk management, develop risk response processes including contingency and business continuity programmes.

Our programme is based on current research and publications in the field, and taught by staff who understand the key concerns of managers in both the private and public sectors.

Information for international students

IELTS level 6.0 with no element below 5.5; or equivalent. Scholarships of £1,000 are available to all international students

Fees and funding

Self funded. Some places are funded by Student Awards Agency for Scotland.

Qualification and course duration


part time
Flexible months
full time
12 months
distance learning
Flexible months


full time
9 months
distance learning
Flexible months
part time
Flexible months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment100

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)141 331 8640
+44 (0)141 331 8676