You’ll combine finance, risk and decision-making modules with specialist topics on insurance and credit scoring in our master’s degree in risk and finance. This flexible risk management master's is suited to students who want to pursue a career in risk and finance.
This specialist Risk and Finance MSc course offered by the University of Southampton is accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute and Institute of Risk Management. This means you can apply for credits towards professional risk management qualifications.
You’ll use credit scoring data and industry-standard software as part of your studies and can explore different topics, including:
- stock market analysis
- simulation modelling
- credit risk
- enterprise risk management
Become a master of financial risk management by specialising in finance or insurance subject modules, or you can continue to learn about both areas. This will keep your career options broad or encourage you to focus in one area.
Southampton Business School is a leader in research for banking, finance and risk management. The school provides career-enhancing opportunities like IBM’s Academic Initiative. Risk managers and industry leaders from companies such as Goldman Sachs and PwC, will visit to discuss careers one a one-to-one basis.
You’ll gain the knowledge to pursue a career as an investment banker, fund manager or risk analyst in the financial sector as well as advance your careers prospects in any sector as financial analyst or risk manager.
Popular graduate careers include:
- fund manager
- risk officer
- financial risk manager
- financial manager
- financial analyst
- investment banker
Graduates now work in various fields, including:
- mutual and hedge funds
- risk management
- business security
Every year, professional risk managers and industry leaders come to discuss careers in the sector with our students. They include representatives from:
- Goldman Sachs
- The Chartered Insurance Institute
- Old Mutual Wealth
In partnership with IBM’s Academic Initiative, we regularly host guest lectures provided by IBM senior managers and facilitate IBM graduate opportunities for our students.
- Risk Management
- Behavioural Finance
- Quantitative Methods
- Problem Structuring
- Business Ethics
- Corporate Risk Management Processes
- Stock Market Analysis
- 12 months
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DisciplinesFinance Risk Management Actuarial Science View 157 other Masters in Risk Management in United Kingdom
You’ll need a 2:1 degree in a subject with quantitative study such as:
International28000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 28000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National15000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
EU and international students pay £28,000.
Living costs for Southampton
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.