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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    De Montfort University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Reasons to study Risk Management at DMU:

Risk management is relevant to all aspects of industry, commerce, consultancy and the public sector. Over the past couple of years there has been a strong realisation that risk needs to be managed and not avoided, which in turn has a major impact on organisational strategy. To this end, this course has been designed for those wanting to have a career in Risk Management as well as professionals from a variety of sectors who are interested in strengthening their careers in risk management. This includes but is not limited to: accountants, project managers, insurers, chartered surveyors, health care professionals, lawyers, bankers, auditors, health and safety professionals and engineers. and recognises the interdisciplinary nature of the subject.

Association of Insurance and Risk Management
The course is accredited by the Institute of Risk Management and you can also earn exemptions from their professional examinations
Gain practical experience
You could complete a 12-week project based in a UK company or organisation. This internship will improve your employability. You will take part in a web-based business simulation exercise which is designed to integrate your studies.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching will be delivered through formal lectures, informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions, visiting speakers and e-learning resources. Assessment is usually a combination of individual and group work, presentations, essays, reports and projects.

You will also take part in a business simulation exercise throughout your first semester, which will integrate the different elements of the programme.

Graduate careers

Careers in ‘risk management’ are likely to remain relatively buoyant as an employment option.

This is because as the world becomes ever more unpredictable and unstable, in business terms, the demand for risk managers is likely to be ongoing.

This is also added to by the increased amount of ‘risk regulation’.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,100per year

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

University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 123 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    106 49%

    94th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    75th

    53

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