12 months
Duration
38000 GBP/year
26600 GBP/year
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About

This Financial Risk Management programme from University College London (UCL), which has been designed in conjunction with leading risk professionals, aims to meet the growing demand for professionals who are highly skilled in quantitative risk management.

Overview

The Financial Risk Management students from University College London (UCL) gain core competencies in risk analysis and have the opportunity to tailor the programme to their own interests and needs through the wide variety of options available.

Students will be educated to an advanced level in programming and computing and will gain mathematical, statistical and computational modelling skills. They will have a clear appreciation of different types of risk within the industry, and of the managerial and psychological issues related to risk control.

Teaching and learning

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials and project work. Modules are assessed by written papers and/or coursework. The research project is assessed by a written report and (optional) oral examination.

Careers

Many students have gone on to careers in financial services in the City of London or in their home countries; a number of graduates have proceeded to PhD-level study.

Employability

Students acquire mathematical, statistical and computational skills which are highly sought after by the financial industry to assess, quantify, model, simulate and edge risk.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Financial Data and Statistics 
  • Financial Engineering 
  • Market Risk, Measures and Portfolio Theory 
  • Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes
  • Algorithmic Trading 
  • Applied Computational Finance 
  • Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Machine Learning with Applications in Finance
  • Market Microstructure 
  • Networks and Systemic Risk 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second class UK Bachelor's degree, in a relevant discipline, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, with a strong quantitative component evidenced by good performance (higher than 60%) in relevant mathematics, statistics or computation options.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26600 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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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