M.Sc. On Campus

Risk Management

University of Southampton

12 months
25000 GBP/year
13000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Study this Risk Management MSc course offered by the University of Southampton for a broad understanding of theory and practice in key topics of risk. Explore financial and credit risk, decision making and corporate security and insurance.


Course Details

This course equips you with the skills to apply project risk management principles to a range of sectors. You’ll be able to tailor your degree and explore your own interests through optional modules, taught by experienced academics and researchers.  

This Risk Management MSc course offered by the University of Southampton teaches risk management topics so that you can apply techniques and theory in any field, rather than focusing on finance or engineering.  

This course is for you if you have some professional experience and want to advance risk management practice in your industry, or if you are looking to specialise following your undergraduate study.  

You’ll explore different aspects of risk and discover your area of interest through optional module selection in areas such as finance, quantitative methods and corporate security.  

MSc Risk Management is accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute. This means you can apply for credits towards professional qualifications when you graduate. 

You’ll be taught by academics at the forefront of risk management research, including experts in decision making in uncertain environments and project risk.  

Our master’s in risk management is delivered with links to Southampton’s Business School’s Centre for Risk Research, the only specialist centre of its kind in a Russell Group University. The centre hosts unique opportunities, such as industry seminars, to inform your learning. 

Career Opportunities

You’ll graduate with a wide range of career options. Popular organisations to continue a career in include:  

  • financial or insurance companies 
  • the pharmaceutical or medical industry 
  • environmental risk management 
  • consultancy service firms 
  • government organisations 
  • private sector companies 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Corporate Risk Management Processes
  • Consultancy Skills
  • Problem Structuring
  • Business Ethics
  • Simulation
  • The Management of Corporate Security
  • Insurance
  • Risk Taking and Decision Making
  • Project Risk Management
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Credit Scoring and Data Mining
  • Healthcare Modelling
  • Game Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You’ll need a 2:1 degree in a subject with quantitative study such as: 

  • accounting 
  • finance 
  • business 
  • maths 
  • engineering 
  • science 
  • economics  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £25,000.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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