Taught course

Financial Risk Management

University of Leeds · Leeds University Business School

Entry requirements

A 2.1 honours degree or equivalent in a relevant degree such as accounting, finance, economics, mathematics, physics, or engineering.

Months of entry


Course content

In the current economic climate, there is increasing demand worldwide for experts who have the right technical skills to professionally measure and manage financial risk.

Our MSc Financial Risk Management will give you the knowledge and skills to meet these requirements, preparing you for a career where you will be equipped to respond to emerging developments in the global capital and money markets.

Leeds University Business School is a world ranked, triple accredited and award winning business school. In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 we were ranked ninth in the UK and first in the North of England for the quality of our research. Of the top ten Business Schools in the REF, we are one of only four to have achieved accreditation from the world’s leading accreditation bodies: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

Our Masters courses are informed by the latest professional knowledge. You are taught by academics who combine professional practice with teaching and research activity, to bring up-to-date business knowledge to the classroom - the kind of knowledge that translates directly to your career.

Information for international students

Students from outside the EU are guaranteed a place in University accommodation if they are accepted on the course, and apply for accommodation before the deadline. If English is not your first language, you will need a recognised English Language qualification eg IELTS or TOEFL.

Fees and funding

Numerous scholarships are available to UK/EU and International Students. Please visit our website for more information.

Information on fees and funding can be found on our website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)113 343 4908