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Masters in Financial Risk Management

University of Reading

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Henley Business School

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    9 months

Course summary

Overview

This Masters course is tailored to the needs of the rapidly evolving financial markets, providing you with an insight into new innovations in the area of risk management. The financial system has undergone major restructuring in preparation for the new regulatory frameworks, affecting existing roles and creating different skillset requirements within risk management divisions of financial institutions.

Through our long-term academic partnerships and accreditations by leading professional bodies, the MSc Financial Risk Management offers a relevant learning experience, combining a practice focused approach and current market intelligence. You will also benefit from exemptions to professional certifications from leading professional bodies worldwide.

The MSc Financial Risk Management is accredited by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). The degree syllabus is enhanced with the most up to date professional practices in the area of risk management. This course integrates applied academic knowledge to industry needs and provides you a competitive advantage. Integral to the academic course is the parallel study of the GARP FRM Part I certificate. Upon successful completion of this degree, you will be registered to take the FRM Part I examination.

Continuing your career

After completion of this programme, you will be well-prepared to follow a career in the challenging fields of risk management, or risk analysis with banks, regulators, portfolio managers, corporate treasuries, risk management software houses, specialist financial boutiques and hedge funds. Regulators, governments, advisors and commentators are unanimously endorsing the call for more and better qualified risk managers and analysts to join the financial industry.

Application deadline

01 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 25,900overall cost

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

University information

University of Reading

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 103 5

    29th out of 123

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    130 59%

    37th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    45th

    23
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    130 59%

    48th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    81st

    7

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