How will we insure driverless cars? Smart houses or drones? Cyber insurance? How can micro-insurance help to close the insurance gap in emerging markets? The insurance and risk management masters degree provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt to a changing risk landscape as well as current social, economic and political issues, within the context of insurance and risk management.
You will gain in-depth knowledge and understanding in underwriting and claims management, the core functions of the insurance profession. Choose the Insurance and Sustainable Risk Management programme from Glasgow Caledonian University and take the next step in developing your technical and soft skills; identifying, forecasting and managing risk and discovering the importance and the thought-provoking nature of the insurance industry.
As a masters student at GCU London, you gain knowledge and develop skills on quantitative modelling and pricing insurance as well as developing leadership skills in managing insurance businesses. Our graduates will become managers in insurance businesses and leaders in their field of expertise.
Glasgow Caledonian University has over 30 years experience in teaching Risk Management and this new masters degree programme expands that knowledge to further specialise in Insurance Management. You will learn from teaching staff who are industry experts with extensive insurance and risk management industry experience.
Based in London, where Lloyds of London started ensuring risks more than 325 years ago from a coffee house, study with GCU London and access industry-led teaching and visits to leading insurance organisations.
Upon successful completion of this masters degree, graduates will go on to a range of different insurance and risk management careers in a wide variety of fields including claims, underwriting, reinsurance, risk analysis and modelling.
There is currently a talent shortage both in the UK and the international insurance industry. With insurance professionals retiring and disruptive technologies and emerging markets changing the industry further, this talent shortage is expected to increase. Consequently, there is an urgent need for technically skilled insurance graduates to fill this gap worldwide.
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- Contemporary Issues in Management and Leadership in Insurance
- Underwriting and Claims Management
- Insurance Automation
- Digitalisation and Cyber Security
- International Insurance Markets
- Accounting and Regulations
- Insurance Solutions for Risk in Emerging Markets
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
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Deadlines are for full-time study option.
DisciplinesManagement Studies Risk Management Actuarial Science View 1532 other Masters in Management Studies in United Kingdom
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- All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.
- UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in a relevant subject, for example, risk management, insurance, banking, financial services, actuarial studies, business management, business administration, computing, natural disaster management, marketing, economics, finance, accounting, mathematics, health science, engineering, law or any other insurance and risk management-related subject.
- Academic IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5.
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International14500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
National12500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12500 GBP per year during 12 months.
Part-time per 15 credit module:
- Home £600
- RUK £600
- EU and International £1,250
Distance learning: £8,500
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.