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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.
MA Risk Management
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.
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.
Semester one – postgraduate certificate
You study modules on • methods of enquiry • total risk management • banking and financial markets • finance
Semester two – postgraduate diploma
• 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.