Taught course

Risk Management

University of Southampton · Southampton Business School

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Entry requirements

2:1 classification UK bachelors degree or equivalent

Months of entry


Course content

With its combination of risk and finance modules, including specialist insurance modules rarely offered on similar courses, this master's will prepare you for a wide range of career paths.

- Accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute and Institute of Risk Management, enabling you to apply for credits towards professional qualifications.

- Draws on the Business School’s research strengths in banking, finance, and risk management.

- You will benefit from our research collaborations including projects with London Capital Group and Huawei.

- You can access industry-related resources and databases like Bloomberg, Datastream and FitchConnect.

- You will have regular opportunities to engage with industry experts through seminars and workshops.

- Every year, risk managers from companies like IBM, Goldman Sachs and Old Mutual visit to discuss careers with our students.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate that you have reached a satisfactory standard in an approved English language test.

The following scores are accepted for direct entry:

  • IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.5 in reading and writing, 6.0 in listening and speaking

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Scholarships, bursaries, sponsorships or grants may be available to support you through your course. Funding opportunities available to you are linked to your subject area and/or your country of origin. These can be from the University of Southampton or other sources.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Business and Law
+44 (0)23 8059 4393