Entry requirements

A UK bachelor's degree with upper second class honours or higher (or equivalent overseas qualification approved by the University) in a subject with some element of quantitative study such as business, engineering, sciences, finance, economics or similar. Applicants with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Risk Management degree will teach you the latest risk management principles and techniques that you can apply in a wide range of career options. It's also one of the only UK master's to cover risk management theory and practice within a broad framework.

Accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute, enabling you to apply for credits towards professional qualifications.

You’ll benefit from our academics collaborations with City of London financial firms, international investment companies, engineering companies, security agencies and government departments.

You’ll be able to attend regular guest speaker seminars and workshops.

You'll be taught by world-leading experts from our Centre for Risk Research, the only one of its kind in a Russell Group University.

Information for international students

IELTS language requirements: 6.5 overall, with minimum 6.5 in reading and writing and 6.0 in listening and speaking. For information on other accepted English language tests, please see the website.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

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

Southampton Business School
+44 (0)23 8059 4732