Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Insurance and Sustainable Risk Management

Insurance and Sustainable Risk Management is leading the way in shaping the future of the insurance industry. The Masters in Insurance and Sustainable Risk Management from GCU London gives students the skills that insurance professionals of the future will need. The insurance industry is constantly changing. With advances in technology, an evolving risk landscape and a growing need for new insurance solutions in emerging markets, future insurance graduates will be required to have different skill sets to be able to respond to these challenges. How will we insure driverless cars? Smart houses or drones? Cyber insurance? How can micro-insurance help to close the insurance gap in emerging markets? The insurance and risk management masters degree provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt to a changing risk landscape as well as current social, economic and political issues, within the context of insurance and risk management. You will gain in-depth knowledge and understanding in underwriting and claims management, the core functions of the insurance profession. Choose the Masters in Insurance and Sustainable Risk Management and take the next step in developing your technical and soft skills; identifying, forecasting and managing risk and discovering the importance and the thought-provoking nature of the insurance industry. As a masters student at GCU London, you gain knowledge and develop skills on quantitative modelling and pricing insurance as well as developing leadership skills in managing insurance businesses. Our graduates will become managers in insurance businesses and leaders in their field of expertise. Glasgow Caledonian University has over 30 years experience in teaching Risk Management and this new masters degree programme expands that knowledge to further specialise in Insurance Management. You will learn from teaching staff who are industry experts with extensive insurance and risk management industry experience. Based in London, where Lloyds of London started ensuring risks more than 325 years ago from a coffee house, study with GCU London and access industry-led teaching and visits to leading insurance organisations.

Entry requirements

MSc: Entry to the MSc Insurance and Risk management programme will normally be on the basis of a candidate having a United Kingdom (UK) Honours degree or equivalent, normally at grade 2:2 or above in a relevant subject. This could be, for example, risk management, insurance, banking, financial services, actuarial studies, business management, business administration, computing, natural disaster management, marketing, economics, finance, accounting, mathematics, health science, engineering, law or any other insurance and risk management related subject. Academic IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5.

Course modules

Underwriting and Claims Management; Insurance Automation, Digitalisation and Cyber Security; International Insurance Markets, Accounting & Regulations; Insurance Solutions for Risk in Emerging Markets; Reinsurance, Risk Financing and Securitisation of Insurance Risk; Enterprise Risk Analysis & Modelling in Insurance; Contemporary Issues in Management & Leadership in Insurance; Introduction to Research Methods; Research Project

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
MSc Distance learning September 2019 - 2 Years

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