Finance and Risk Management MSc


University of Stirling    Business, Management and Law

Full time September MSc, PGCert, PGDip 12 months Award winner
Business & Management (5) Finance (14) Mathematics (25)

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The Finance and Risk Management MSc at the University of Stirling is a comprehensive programme designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed for a successful career in financial risk management. This one-year, full-time course covers a wide range of topics, including financial theory, risk analysis, and practical methods for managing various types of financial risk. With a focus on real-world application, students have access to professional financial databases and attend guest lectures by industry professionals. The programme also offers unique opportunities such as the Amplify Trading Boot Camp and the Student Managed Investment Fund, enhancing employability and providing practical experience. Entry requirements include a minimum second-class honours degree or equivalent, but applicants with relevant work experience are also encouraged to apply.

About the course

The MSc Finance and Risk Management is a Financial Risk Manager partner of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and the course covers at least 70% of the GARP body of knowledge and professional conduct learning objectives required for the FRM Part I examination or FRM Part II examination.

By aligning the course with the FRM curriculum, rigorous academic learning is coupled with practitioner-driven insight and certification. Through this combination, students are better prepared to succeed in the challenging field of risk management.

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a second class honours degree or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.




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