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 degree is one of a few UK masters courses to cover risk management theory and practice within a broad framework, with applications across a range of sectors. It gives you the freedom to explore your own interests through optional modules in areas such as finance, quantitative methods or corporate security. You’ll be taught by academics at the forefront of risk management research, including world-leading experts in decision making in uncertain environments and project risk. You’ll also benefit from close links with the Business School’s Centre for Risk Research, the only specialist centre of its type in a Russell Group university. In addition, the course is accredited by two UK risk and insurance professional bodies.
Compulsory modules: Corporate Risk Management Processes; Insurance; Principles of Risk Management; Project Risk Management; Quantitative Methods; Risk-taking and Decisionmaking; Qualitative and Quantitative Research
Optional modules: Business Ethics; Consultancy Skills; Corporate Finance; Credit Risk Modelling and the Basel Accord; Credit Scoring and Data Mining; Financial Risk Management*; Game Theory for Business; Healthcare Modelling; Management of Corporate Security; Problem Structuring; Simulation; Multivariate Statistics for Data Mining
* available to students whose previous study is sufficiently finance related
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