City, University of London

City, University of London

Insurance and Risk Management

The MSc in Insurance and Risk Management is a well-established course that explores the multi-faceted world of risk management and reflects the growing interplay between insurance, risk management and financial services. As such, it will equip you with the all-round skills necessary to succeed in a constantly developing business environment. The programme combines a practical approach with sound theory to create a learning experience that is both challenging and stimulating. You will emerge with a well-regarded and flexible postgraduate degree, solidly positioned to build a successful career in an exciting and increasingly complex business world.

Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution.
Some level of previous study in finance or quantitative methods is preferred.
Transcript/interim transcript;
Current module list if still studying;
CV;
Personal statement (500-600 words).
IELTS result, if report available;
Confirmation of professional qualification examinations/exemptions/passes, if applicable;
Two references;
Work experience is not a requirement of this course;
For a successful application to receive an unconditional status all documents must be verified, so an original or certified copy of the degree transcript must be sent by post to Specialist Masters Programme Office, 106 Bunhill Row, London, EC1Y 8TZ, UK.

Course modules

Term 1: Theory of Risk and Insurance Markets*; Risk Management*; Insurance Law and Regulation*; Principles of Finance and Financial Analysis.
*Students who hold a CII Advanced Diploma are eligible for a 'fast track' January start and are exempt from these modules.

Term 2: Accounting and Financial Management in Insurance; Business Organisation and Corporate Strategy in Insurance & Financial Services; General Insurance*; Risk Analysis and Modelling. *Students who hold a CII Advanced Diploma are eligible for a 'fast track' January start and are exempt from this module

Term 3:
MSc Research Project

Assessment methods

To satisfy the requirements of the degree programme students must complete:

eight core courses and Research Methods module;
three electives; and
a Business Research Project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

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