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.
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 StructureCourses include:
- Quantitative Methods
- Corporate Risk Management Processes
- Consultancy Skills
- Problem Structuring
- Business Ethics
- The Management of Corporate Security
- Risk Taking and Decision Making
- Project Risk Management
- Financial Risk Management
- Credit Scoring and Data Mining
- Healthcare Modelling
- Game Theory
- 12 months
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DisciplinesFinance Risk Management Actuarial Science View 867 other Masters in Finance in United Kingdom
You’ll need a 2:1 degree in a subject with quantitative study such as:
International25000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National13000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
EU and international students pay £25,000.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.