University of Sussex
Corporate and Financial Risk Management
This course is designed to cover the main aspects of risk management in businesses, focusing on quantitative analysis, regulation, implementation and management structure in business organisations. It covers topics such as financial portfolio theory, risk modelling, risk management and implementation within corporate structures. It also provides options in programming, probability and statistics, plus a range of management modules. You are taught by world-class mathematicians who are established researchers and leading specialists in their fields. We emphasise the �doing� of mathematics: It cannot be learned passively.
A 1st- or upper 2nd-Class undergraduate Honours degree in a subject normally with a high mathematics content. Applicants with a degree in mathematics, finance, economics, business, science, engineering or computing are ideally suited to this course but other subjects, combined with suitable experience, can also be considered.
Autumn term: Financial computing with MATLAB; financial mathematics; institutions in the global financial market; and an option chosen from a wide range of mathematics, management or computing modules. Spring term: Banking and financial institutions; financial investment and corporate risk analysis; financial portfolio analysis; topics in financial risk analysis. Summer term: MSc dissertation (usually in banking risk assessment or investment risk assessment).
Assessment methods vary, with a mixture of unseen examinations and dissertation/projects.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,150 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 15,350 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Sussex House||Brighton||BN1 9RH||South East|