Taught course

Corporate and Financial Risk Management

University of Sussex · School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Entry requirements

You should normally have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification should have a reasonably high mathematics content, demonstrating knowledge in calculus, probability and statistics, and ideally some programming. You are suited to this course if your qualification is in mathematics, finance, economics, business, science, engineering or computing. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry


Course content

On this course, you’ll:

  • gain an understanding of the main aspects of risk management in business
  • apply mathematics to financial risk description, analysis and quantification
  • experience Sussex’s strong foundation of interdisciplinary research.

The MSc draws on expertise from industry professionals, so you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to succeed in the fast-paced corporate world. Topics covered include quantitative analysis, regulation, implementation and management structure. You’ll have a choice between practice- and research-oriented study and can explore further topics including programming or statistics.

You’ll learn from established specialists in both the Department of Mathematics and the University of Sussex Business School.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

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