This one year postgraduate degree (or 18 months with work experience) provides a comprehensive introduction to the financial services industry, exploring the broader economic environment and how it influences financial markets.
This course is for those looking to become key players in risk management, compliance, audit and treasury functions of financial institutions and corporates.
Providing in-depth knowledge of financial products including equities, bonds, derivatives and investment funds, you will examine various types of risks faced by businesses and look in greater detail at ways of managing and hedging those risks. It covers risk management practices within financial institutions, namely market, credit and counterparty risks, as well as capital management within the Basel III regulatory framework.
We also offer the Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) Financial Risk Management and the Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) Financial Risk Management for those who are looking to complete a postgraduate qualification, in less than one year. The PG Dip is designed to be undertaken in two terms (6 months) while the PG Cert can be completed in one term (3 months).
Why study with us?
Practical courses delivered by experienced teachers and specialists with industry expertise to boost your employability
Focused learning - smaller class sizes mean friendly, personalised teaching, greater interaction and that your views will be heard
100% of our UK postgraduate Business students were in employment 15 months after graduating (Graduate Outcomes 2017/2018)
Our MSc Financial Risk Management is designed to ensure that you gain a comprehensive, globally-focused understanding of risk management tools. The tools you’ll learn about range from enterprise-wide risk management practices to specific techniques and requirements in the financial industry sector.
We’ve designed this programme to provide a comprehensive introduction to the financial services industry, exploring the broader economic environment and how it influences financial markets. During your studies you’ll develop an in-depth knowledge of financial products including equities, bonds, derivatives and investment funds. You will also have the opportunity to examine types of risks faced by businesses and risk management practices within financial institutions, namely market, credit and counterparty risks.
UK Entry Requirements
Students should possess a UK bachelor’s degree in any subject at 2:2 or above, or equivalent qualifications.
English language requirements for applicants whose first language is not English
An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Please see 'Alternative English language qualifications' section below for alternatives to IELTS.