ICMA Centre (University of Reading)

ICMA Centre (University of Reading)

Financial Risk Management

This course offers exemption from the professional examinations of the Professional Risk Manager�s International Association (PRMIA), including an accelerated route to their PRM professional certification. 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. The programme is tailored to the needs of the rapidly changing financial markets, providing graduates with an insight into the new innovations in the area of risk management

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent from an overseas institution in any discipline; applicants must have a satisfactory existing level of numeracy; GMAT may be required; for students whose 1st language is not English an IELTS score of 7.0 with no less than 6.0 in each individual components is required.

Course modules

Modules include: quantitative methods for finance; financial markets; securities, futures and options; fixed income and equity investments; market risk; financial instruments; credit risk.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 22,250 per Whole course (home fees) 9 months
MSc Full-time £ 22,250 per Whole course (overseas fees) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
ICMA Centre Reading RG6 6BA South East

Key information

ICMA Centre
Telephone number: 
0118 378 8239