Finance and Risk Management at University of Brighton - UCAS

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Course summary

Since the banking crisis, risk managers have been increasingly sought after. Large companies rely on them to advise on appropriate risk-taking, identify and assess threats, and decide how to avoid, reduce or transfer risks. Our Finance and Risk Management MSc will develop your knowledge of risk management theory at a company, country and international level, investigating contemporary debates and controversies in risk management. This course is part of our Finance MSc programme. All students complete the same core finance modules, then from the end of the first term you will be able to tailor the course to your individual strengths and career aspirations through option modules and the option to specialise in one of five areas. The other specialisms offered are:

  • Finance and Accounting MSc
  • Finance and Banking MSc
  • Finance and Investment MSc
  • Economics and Finance MSc.


Core modules: Economics of financial markets; financial theory and practice; research methods for finance and economics; financial derivatives; financial risk management; dissertation. Plus one from: Advanced financial mathematics; applied econometrics and financial time series analysis; banking and financial institutions; emerging financial markets; financial regulation (economic principles and institutional frameworks); international portfolio management; issues in financial accounting; issues in management accounting; market-making and investment strategies; money, interest rates and banking.

Assessment method

Assessment methods include dissertation.

Entry requirements

The entry requirements listed here are our typical offer for this course. They should be used as a general guide. Normally a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject is required. Work experience is useful but not essential. Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications may be considered. If you are unsure whether you meet the entry requirements then please contact us. International students who need help meeting the academic entry requirements should contact our International College. Applicants who hold an HND or Foundation degree equivalent can take our nine-month Business Management BSc top-up degree and then progress onto this masters degree.IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Finance and Risk Management at University of Brighton - UCAS