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Risk Analysis

Please note that the following information may be subject to change.

Module Convenor:  Ahmed Barakat

Module Content:
The module will include the following topics:
Risk (the meaning and nature of risk);
Risk and individuals (e.g. risk perceptions, risk aversion);
Risk and organisations (e.g. risk appetite, risk and incentives, internal controls, organisational failure);
Risk and society (e.g. societal risks, how safe is safe enough?, risk and regulation, role of government in risk);
Risk analysis (measuring and modelling); and
Risk and markets (e.g. market sources of risk, market pricing of risk).

Module Aims:
The module gives a broad introduction to the conceptualisation and theory of risk, highlighting how risk affects stakeholders and society

Module Assessment:
2 Hour Examination (50%); Individual Coursework (2,500 words) (50%)


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