Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Risk Management

This programme focuses on corporate and business risk management, ensuring you have the expertise and skills to excel as a risk specialist. Designed to provide you with the skills to excel in a role as a risk manager, risk and insurance manager, risk analyst or clinical risk manager within a variety of organisations and sectors. Our programme is based on current research and publications in the field, and taught by staff who understand the key concerns of managers in both the private and public sectors.

Entry requirements

Normally a UK 2.2 Honours or equivalent in a relevant subject. (Relevant degrees include: Risk management; insurance; financial services; actuarial studies; business; management; marketing; economics; finance; accounting; mathematics; health and safety; health; science; engineering; risk management) If you do not have the necessary formal entry qualifications, the University's flexible entry policy considers credit transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), including work-based experience and credits from recognised professional bodies. Students whose 1st language is not English require an Academic IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) is required, with no element less than 5.5.

Course modules

Modules include: Enterprise risk and modelling; global perspectives on risk; risk financing and insurance; business continuity and crisis management; ethics and corporate governance; personal and professional development; research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is continuous; a combination of formative and summative assessment and by a variety of methods including: Case studies, portfolios, essays and reports

Sponsorship information

Some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university. Scholarships of £1,000 are available to all international students; there are no special application forms for scholarships and decisions will be made on the basis of the information provided with the application forms.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

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Key information

Telephone number: 
0141 331 8630