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Risk Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #28 (BCR) New York City, NY, United States
Risk has always been pervasive in all lines of business. Regardless of the activity or industry, effective and efficient risk management—just like revenue-generation and cost-efficiency— the Risk Management program from New York University underpins the value of an enterprise.  

Overview

The objective of risk management is not to minimize enterprise risk, but rather to manage it as efficiently as possible and extract the best possible returns to shareholders from firm-specific risk exposure. Inevitably, risk management is inseparable from strategic positioning, execution, and competitive performance.

The MS in Risk Management program from New York University cuts across the classic “foundation” risk domains as well as frontiers of risk management that are still being defined and calibrated. Graduates of this program will enhance their academic capabilities and credentials in an area of expertise that is fundamental to the sustainable performance of their organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Enterprise Risk Management - Introduction and Overview
  • Statistics in Risk Management 
  • Decision Analytics for Risk Management 
  • Supply Chain Risk and Project Management
  • Macroeconomic, Geopolitical, and Sovereign Risk
  • Operational Risk in Service Industries
  • Financial Risk Applications - Market Risk and Value at Risk   
  • Financial Risk Applications - Credit Risk 
  • Financial Risk Applications - Derivatives, Hedging, and Insurance

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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General Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree and strong grade point average (GPA).
  • A minimum of five years of full-time, professional work experience.
  • Demonstrated interest or experience in the field of risk management.
  • Demonstrated academic/quantitative preparedness, either through prior coursework, professional experience, and/or certifications.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38004 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 76000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    38004 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 76000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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