University of Leeds: Financial Risk Management

InstitutionUniversity of Leeds
Department Leeds University Business School
Telephone 0113 343 4908
Study type Taught


The course builds your understanding of essential topics such as corporate finance and applies financial theory to practical problems. You will study financial modelling, risk and insurance, managing portfolio risk and derivatives. You will also undertake professional skills training throughout the year to help you develop the critical skills to apply your knowledge into the workplace.

Beyond these core areas of study, you will be able to specialise in areas that suit your career plans with your choice of optional modules.

To demonstrate the knowledge and skills you gain during the programme, you will design and carry out your own research dissertation in the final semester. This allows you to focus on a topic of your choice, developing your ability to tackle the most pressing challenges currently facing the industry.


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