London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

Risk and Finance

This programme is designed to provide a comprehensive view of risk perception, management and control as encountered in a wide variety of contexts. It addresses such questions as: what are the appropriate ways to measure and assess risk; how does the organisation of enterprises, governments or markets increase or decrease risk; what are the techniques for risk shifting in markets, firms or societies; what are the tools available to managers and regulators for controlling risks.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in any discipline, however this should include some mathematics and statistics. Applicants without UK undergraduate degrees are required to submit a GMAT or GRE score (GMAT is strongly preferred). For applicants with a UK undergraduate degree, submission of a GMAT (or exceptionally, GRE) score is recommended but not mandatory. English language requirement for non-native speakers (TOEFL/IELTS).

Sponsorship information

LSE graduate support scheme; other scholarships and awards are available such as Lord Dahrendorf Scholarships.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 22,176 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 22,176 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 22,176 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 22,176 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 22,176 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London School of Economics and Political Science Islington WC2A 2AE South East

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