University of Brighton: Finance and Risk Management
|Institution||University of Brighton|
|Department||Brighton Business School View department profile|
The course will develop an advanced knowledge of the evolution of risk management theory, contemporary debates and controversies in risk management, and the implications of using different qualitative and quantitative methodologies.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
Degree and/or experience: Normally a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject is required. Work experience is useful but not essential. Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications may be considered. If you are unsure whether you meet the entry requirements then please contact us. International students who need help meeting the academic entry requirements should contact our International College. For non-native speakers of English: a good command of spoken and written English language is required. If English is not your 1st language, you will need English language proficiency equivalent to an overall IELTS score of at least 6.5, with 6.0 in the written test and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements. International students whose language skills do not match the IELTS scores set out above should consider applying for this course through the Extended Masters programme at the University of Brighton's Language Institute.
Assessment methods include dissertation.
Core modules: Economics of financial markets; financial theory and practice; research methods for finance and economics; financial derivatives; financial risk management; dissertation. Plus one from: Advanced financial mathematics; applied econometrics and financial time series analysis; banking and financial institutions; emerging financial markets; financial regulation (economic principles and institutional frameworks); international portfolio management; issues in financial accounting; issues in management accounting; market-making and investment strategies; money, interest rates and banking.
University of Brighton
Brighton Business School
At Brighton we cultivate entrepreneurial thinkers. Based on the beautiful British coast, within one hour of London and 30 minutes from London Gatwick International Airport, we are a professional business school offering internationally recognised undergraduate, postgraduate and executive courses across a wide range of business subjects.
Through our strong relationships with professional bodies and organisations from across the world we deliver career-focused courses that allow students the opportunity to practically apply their knowledge.
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