UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Financial Risk Management

This programme aims to meet the growing demand for professionals who are highly skilled in quantitative risk management; students gain core competencies in risk analysis and have the opportunity to tailor the programme to their own interests and needs through the wide variety of options available.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree, in a relevant discipline, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, with a strong quantitative component evidenced by good performance (higher than 60%) in relevant mathematics, statistics or computation options.

Course modules

Core modules: compliance risk and regulation; financial data and statistics; market risk, measures and portfolio theory; quantitative and computational finance. Options: applied computational finance; asset pricing in continuous time; equities, foreign exchange and commodities modelling; financial institutions and markets; forecasting; networks and systemic risk; numerical analysis for finance; operational risk measurement for financial institutions; quantitative modelling of operational risk and insurance analytics; stochastic methods in finance i.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials and project work. Modules are assessed by written papers and/or coursework. The research project is assessed by a written report and (optional) oral examination.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,190 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 26,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,190 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,190 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,190 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 1373