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Finance and Risk Management

University of Stirling

12 months
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20845 GBP/year
9350 GBP/year
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About

Our MSc Finance and Risk Management at the University of Stirling provides cutting edge knowledge in finance and financial risk management, equipping you with skills needed for a successful career in these areas.

Overview

Our professionally accredited Masters in Finance and Risk Management at the University of Stirling places an emphasis on real-world experiences to equip you with the skills you’ll need for a successful career in financial risk management.The MSc Finance and Risk Management is a Financial Risk Manager partner of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and the course covers at least 70% of the GARP body of knowledge along with 100% of the ethics and professional conduct learning objectives required for the FRM Part I examination or FRM Part II examination.By aligning the course with the FRM curriculum, rigorous academic learning is coupled with practitioner-driven insight and certification. Through this combination, students are better prepared to succeed in the challenging field of risk management.

As you study, you’ll acquire a broad knowledge of finance, financial theory and the practical methods used to analyse financial data. Further specialist knowledge and analytical skills are developed in financial risk management, including how to identify, measure and manage a broad range of financial risk types including operational risk, foreign exchange risk, liquidity risk and market risk.

Careers

As a graduate of our MSc Finance and Risk Management course, you’ll be equipped with fundamental knowledge in finance and financial risk management that will enable you to pursue a career in:

  • financial risk management
  • risk control
  • risk audit
  • banking
  • financial analysis
  • general financial services

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Quantitative Methods in Finance
  • Economics for Banking and Finance
  • Bank Theory, Operations and Strategy
  • Quantitative Financial Risk Analysis
  • International Corporate Finance
  • Empirical Methods in Finance and Accounting
  • Financial Risk Assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A minimum of a second class honours degree or equivalent.  Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

Tuition Fee

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    20845 GBP/year
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    9350 GBP/year
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Living costs for Stirling

660 - 1140 GBP /month
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Funding

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