MA Risk Management

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  • Entry requirements
    This course is for
    • recent graduates in business, management, accounting, law, economics, finance, IT and computing and the natural sciences, wishing to differentiate themselves in the job market

    • those already employed in the field who wish to strengthen their career prospects • those who wish to follow a career in research and education

    • those employed or seeking a career in financial regulation, supervision and compliance

    • those employed or seeking a career in financial journalism

    It is also suitable for international students as English is the international language of banking and finance.
  • Academic title
    MA Risk Management
  • Course description
    The distinctive feature of the course is its focus on modern developments and issues. It involves practice as well as theory in general risk management and risk management in financial institutions and markets.

    You study risk management and regulation, supervision and compliance in banking, insurance, funds management and financial markets.

    We give you a broad foundation for more specialised career advancement in insurance, and risk management in banks and other financial institutions.

    Associated careers

    We designed this course for the personal and professional development of graduates in risk management in banking, insurance and finance.

    It is also suitable for other qualified professionals wishing to work in risk management, and those interested in a career in financial regulation, supervision and compliance.

    Previous graduates have gained employment in companies and organisations such as • SKNA National Bank • Emiko SA • Chinatrust Commercial Bank • HSBC • Barclays.

    Course content

    Semester one – postgraduate certificate
    You study modules on • methods of enquiry • total risk management • banking and financial markets • finance

    Semester two – postgraduate diploma
    Core modules
    risk management in financial institutions • financial regulation and supervision

    Level two options
    Two from • derivatives • treasury management • international finance • fund management • corporate governance • financial analysis • insurance

    * the options available are subject to demand

    Semester three – MA
    • research methods • dissertation

    Your dissertation will be on a topic relating to some aspect of risk management.

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