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MSc Risk Management

Key facts

Duration: 12 months full-time
Starts: September
Suitable for: Management, economics or business studies
Admission requirements: 2:1 honours degree or equivalent
English requirements: IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element
+44 (0) 115 951 5559

Managing risk is a growing area of importance to major corporations and employers are increasingly looking for people with risk management knowledge.

Together with our renowned Centre for Risk, Banking and Financial Services, we have led the way in risk research for over two decades.

Our staff are highly-regarded in this field and we work closely with industry and advise governments on key policy development.

Our expertise informs this MSc, which is endorsed by The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), the world's premier professional body for insurance and financial services. 

The course is ideal for a career in risk management across sectors including:

  • health care
  • aviation
  • law
  • engineering
  • oil and gas
  • health and safety
  • insurance

You will develop a knowledge of risk theory, processes, corporate risk, business continuity, project management, and the strategic use of insurance in risk management.

In addition, after graduating from this course you will automatically become an affiliate member of the Institute of Risk Management

Presessional english for academic purposes

The Centre for English Language Education (CELE) runs 10 and 5 week Business and Management English language and study skills courses, designed to prepare you for masters courses in the Business School.

More information can be found on the Apply page


Nottingham University Business School

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