Entry requirements

A 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in either in a STEM-related subject (electronic engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or a related discipline) or Risk-Management-related subject (business, finance, accounting, economics, or a related discipline).

Other routes

Applicants with unrelated degrees will be considered if there is evidence of equivalent content in their academic or professional background.

Months of entry


Course content


During a time of great global uncertainty, organisations are looking for risk managers who have both traditional risk management knowledge and data analysis skills.

This programme provides students with a comprehensive grounding in risk management, including risk analytics, data analytics and the application of statistics in risk management. Students will also have the opportunity to specialise in certain areas of risk management such as risk regulation, and sustainability and climate risk.

Programme Highlights:

  • Become highly employable in a variety of industries including finance, medicine, IT, science, technology, and regulatory bodies, where risk management professionals are in high demand.
  • Learn real-world key risk management knowledge in areas affecting our world today.
  • Opportunities to take elective modules in areas such as risk regulation and sustainability and climate risk.

Information for international students

English language requirements

If you got your degree in an English speaking country or if it was taught in English, and you studied within the last five years, you might not need an English language qualification - find out more.

Visas and immigration

Find out how to apply for a student visa.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

There are a number of ways you can fund your postgraduate degree.

Scholarships information:

Visit our scholarships database to see what scholarships are available for this programme: https://www.qmul.ac.uk/scholarships/database/

Our Advice and Counselling service offers specialist support on financial issues, which you can access as soon as you apply for a place at Queen Mary. Before you apply, you can access our funding guides and advice on managing your money:

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations67

Course contact details

Kieran Hayde