Minimum upper second-class degree from a UK university, or equivalent overseas/professional qualification. A wide range of subjects accepted in Business, Economics, Science, Engineering, IT, Management and Marketing, Communication, Education, Political Science and Sociology. Work experience in a related field is not a requirment but can compensate for degree subject/grades. Applications assessed on individual merit.
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This programme will suit numerate graduates from a broad range of subjects seeking specialist knowledge of risk and finance. The programme is an alternative to masters programmes in operational research, finance, financial risk management or economics and provides you with appropriate theories, models and techniques to reflect critically on how people use financial products and improve practice. Students of this programme are awarded credits from the Chartered Insurance Institute and the Institute of Risk Management.
Compulsory modules: Introduction to Finance; Principles of Risk Management; Behavioural Finance; Risk-taking and Decision-making; Management of Financial Risk; Quantitative and Qualitative Research
Optional modules: Simulation; Quantitative Methods; Stock Market Analysis; Corporate Risk Management Processes; Business Ethics; Problem Structuring; Advanced Corporate Finance; Project Risk Management; Insurance; Credit Risk Modelling and the Basel Accord; Credit Scoring and Data Mining
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- Business and Law
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