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About

The Risk and Investment Management programme at Queen's University Belfast equips students with the cutting-edge risk management tools and strategies used by leading financial firms and regulatory bodies. Academics who teach on this programme are at the cutting edge of their fields, many also have relevant industry experience. 

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Overview

You have an interest in risk management and financial regulation. You want a career in areas such as corporate risk, compliance, consultancy, or academia. You want exemptions from the Professional Risk Manager (PRM) exams

Studying Risk and Investment Management programme at Queen's University Belfast looks at how organisations and investors should understand, evaluate and address relevant risks to maximise the chances of their objectives being achieved.

Industry Links

Students have the opportunity to hear from industry professionals who deliver guest lectures. Students have the opportunity to network afterwards.

World Class Facilities

Certain classes are held in the Trading Room. Students have access to Bloomberg software, a market leader in financial news, data and analytics, which is used by many financial institutions. The Trading Room allows for an interactive and exciting learning environment which brings textbook theory to life.

Students may wish to join the Student Managed Fund, which seeks to achieve positive returns through superior stock selection using quantitative and qualitative fundamental analysis. 

This is a real money student managed investment fund. The goal is to achieve consistent long term positive returns by optimally managing downside risk. The Fund seeks to mitigate risk through sufficient diversification and through a series of strict rules and procedures.

Accreditation

This Risk and Investment Management programme at Queen's University Belfast has an academic partnership with GARP, helping prepare students for the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) examinations. 

This course is part of the PRMIA (The Professional Risk Managers' International Association) Risk Accreditation Program, giving students exemptions from Professional Risk Manager (PRM).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Asset Pricing
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Regulation and Risk Management
  • Research Methods in Finance 
  • Derivatives
  • Enterprise Risk Management and Risk Analytics
  • Time-Series Financial Econometrics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in Mathematics, Accountancy, Finance, Economics or other relevant quantitative subject. Science and Engineering disciplines will be considered where there is a significant mathematical component. Performance in relevant modules must be of the required standard.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7470 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7470 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Northern Ireland (NI) - £7,470
  • Republic of Ireland (ROI) - £7,470
  • England, Scotland or Wales (GB) - £7,470
  • EU Other - £21,500
  • International - £21,500

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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