University of Southampton
Risk and Finance
The programme provides knowledge of the variety of financial and non-financial management contexts where critical risk management skill is required and comprehensively covers how generic risk management issues and techniques can be applied to financial management and decision making. This programme will suit numerate graduates from a broad range of subjects seeking specialist knowledge of risk and finance.
1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a subject with some quantitative content from a UK university or equivalent overseas or professional qualification in an appropriate subject. Relevant work experience is not a requirement for admission, but it is an advantage. Admissions tutors are willing to take significant relevant work experience into account for applicants falling short of the normal academic entry requirements. Evidence of numeracy skill and ability to take a structured approach to problem solving is necessary.
Compulsory modules: Introduction to finance; principles of risk management; risk taking and decision making; behavioural finance; management of financial risk; qualitative and quantitative research. Optional modules: Advanced corporate finance; project risk management; simulation; quantitative methods; stock market analysis; problem structuring; corporate risk management processes; insurance; business ethics; credit risk management and the Basel Accord; credit scoring and data mining.
Assessment methods include dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Highfield Campus||Southampton||SO17 1BJ||South East|
Business and Law
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