University of Leicester
Financial Risk Management
Students should have an upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent from a recognised university, preferably with economic, business or accounting analysis and some mathematical or statistical content.
Term 1: quantitative methods for business and finance; principles of finance; financial econometrics; numerical methods for risk management. Term 2: financial risk management; financial derivatives; fixed income securities. Plus 1 from the following: international money and finance; corporate finance; market microstructure and trading; the macroeconomic environment; applied microeconometrics; applied macroeconometrics. Term 3: advanced financial risk management; investment management; dissertation. In addition to the core modules, students can take the following courses to complement their study for the GARP Financial Risk Manager (FRM) examinations: ethics in finance and investment; exams preparation for FRM Level 1.
Teaching is by a variety of lectures and seminars. Assessment is by written examination, assessed coursework, presentation, and a dissertation. The percentage of the final mark awarded for the continuously assessed component varies across modules. There are 10 taught modules examined in January, June and August and a dissertation module which is written over summer.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 10,070 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 10,070 per Year 1 (EU)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 10,070 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 16,570 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 10,070 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 10,070 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leicester||Leicester||LE1 7RH||East Midlands|
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