Mathematical Risk Management, M.Sc.

Mathematical Risk Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #351 (WUR) , GA,
Our financial engineering program focused on risk management allows graduates to often go on to work with the banking and financial services industry leaders like Bank of America, Regions, Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta and more. 

About

We are the only program in the country that combines cutting-edge financial modeling with an actuarial curriculum.

Robinson offers two dual degrees that allow students to earn a Master of Science in Mathematical Risk Management in addition to either a Master of Science in Analytics or a Master of Actuarial Science.

A Mathematical Risk Management faculty member discusses this program’s strengths, particularly its positioning within a business school as opposed to a math department as well as its timely curriculum.

Employers include:

  • AIG
  • Beecher Carlson
  • Federal Home Loan Bank
  • Goldman Sachs
  • HSBC
  • KPMG
  • Reliance Trust
  • SunTrust Banks
  • Wells Fargo

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Stochastic Risk Management Models
  • Directed Readings in Mathematical Risk Management
  • Theory of Risk Sharing
  • Financial Engineering
  • Quantitative Financial Risk Models
  • Valuation of Financial Assets
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Life Contingencies 
  • Insurance Mathematics 
  • Loss Distributions and Credibility Theory 
  • Actuarial Science Graduate Seminar 
  • Economics of Global Finance 
  • Derivative Markets II 
  • Global Portfolio Management 
  • Advanced Corporate Finance 
  • Financial Management of Depository Institutions 

                  Detailed Programme Facts

                  • Programme intensity Full-time
                    • Full-time duration 18 months
                  • Credits
                    30 alternative credits
                  • Languages
                    • English
                  • Delivery mode
                    On Campus

                  English Language Requirements

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                  • Minimum required score:

                    80

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                    550

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                  • Minimum required score:

                    6.5

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                  Academic Requirements

                  Documents Required:

                  • Online Application
                  • Test Scores
                  • College Transcripts
                  • Essays
                  • Résumé
                  • Letters of Recommendation
                  • Interview

                            Tuition Fee

                            • International Applies to you

                              45794 USD/year
                              Tuition Fee
                              Based on the original amount of 45794 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
                            • National Applies to you

                              21524 USD/year
                              Tuition Fee
                              Based on the original amount of 21524 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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                            Living costs for Atlanta

                            • 1213 - 2210 USD/month
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