Taught course

Financial Risk Management

University of Bedfordshire · Division of Accounting and Finance

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:2 Honours degree in a related subject from a recognised higher education institution.

Months of entry

April, June, August, October, November

Course content

The ability to understand and manage risks is vital for businesses to operate successfully and compete on a global scale. Through a combination of academic study and working with industry on real business problems, you will gain advanced knowledge of how financial markets operate together with risk management practices, and develop the personal and professional skills you need to be a key player in this global, knowledge-based economy.

Key features

  • Gain advanced knowledge of financial organisations and institutions as well as of government and corporate policies, and be able to apply theory to complex issues
  • Study the importance of regulation in underpinning financial reporting, and its impact on published results and capital markets
  • Every taught unit on this course is delivered in a six-week block mode

Career opportunities

You will have the skills needed to find career opportunities in: risk management; credit risk analysis; derivatives; insurance; and finance research. Students who complete this course are well prepared for further research study in either the MPhil or PhD.

Areas of study may include:

  • Financial markets and portfolio management
  • Financial regulation and fraud management
  • Management accounting and financial planning
  • Performance achievement planning
  • Strategic management

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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