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Financial Risk Management MSc

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    11-JAN-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This programme focuses on the risk management and the quantification of several types of risk such as financial, including market risk and some elements of liquidity and counterpart risk.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • Financial Risk Management will provide you with a thorough understanding of advanced econometric analysis; theories of risk, including bond market interest rate determination, market risk, liquidity risk and counterpart risk; the role and impact of financial regulations.
  • It will equip you with up to date risk management skills for the quantification of risk and the optimal asset allocation. These skills are essential for managing and hedging market, credit and interest rate risks.
  • You will have access to statistical packages, such as MATLAB and EViews, and a dedicated computer lab that will enable you to put theory into practice.

CAREER PROSPECTS

As a graduate you will be qualified to work in risk management, asset management companies, hedge funds, wealth management banks and central banks. Graduates have found employment with companies such as Morgan Stanley, HSBC, KPMG, and the Royal Bank of Scotland. We have a dedicated careers and employability team who provide 1-2-1 support and advice, group workshops, employer events on campus and networking opportunities throughout the year to help you with your career prospects.

Tuition fees

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£ 28,420per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

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    1st out of 103

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  • Entry standards

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    220 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    89 89%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    24th

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  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    195 90%

    4th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

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