University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Risk and Finance

This programme will suit numerate graduates from a broad range of subjects seeking specialist knowledge of risk and finance. The programme is an alternative to masters programmes in operational research, finance or economics and provides you with appropriate theories, models and techniques to reflect critically on how people use financial products and improve practice.

Entry requirements

Minimum upper second-class degree from a UK university, or equivalent overseas/professional qualification; applications assessed on individual merit

Course modules

Introduction to Finance; Principles of Risk Management; Behavioural Finance; Risk-taking and
Decision-making; Management of Financial Risk; Quantitative and Qualitative Research
Optional modules: Simulation; Quantitative Methods; Stock Market Analysis; Corporate Risk Management Processes; Business Ethics; Problem Structuring; Advanced Corporate Finance; Project Risk Management; Insurance; Credit Risk Modelling and the Basel Accord; Credit Scoring and Data Mining


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

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