Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in management, economics or business studies;

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Risk Management focuses on the problems that risk poses for businesses, and how risks can be managed. It is particularly appropriate for anyone interested in a career in risk management, insurance, or general management.

As the holder of an MSc Risk Management degree, you would be entitled to join the Institute of Risk Management as a specialist member. If you decide to join the Chartered Insurance Institute, you will be entitled to certain exemptions from their examinations.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Business School web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations33
Written coursework / continuous assessment33
Dissertation34 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559