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Financial Risk Management - MSc


University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time

About the course

This programme focuses on the risk management and the quantification of several types of risk such as financial, including market risk and some elements of liquidity and counterpart risk.

Why this programme

Financial Risk Management will provide you with a thorough understanding of

  • advanced econometric analysis
  • theories of risk, including bond market interest rate determination, market risk, liquidity risk and counterpart risk
  • the role and impact of financial regulations.

It will equip you with up to date risk management skills for the quantification of risk and the optimal asset allocation. These skills are essential for managing and hedging market, credit and interest rate risks.

You will have access to statistical packages, such as MATLAB and EViews, and a dedicated computer lab that

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Entry Requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in economics, finance, engineering, physics, or another highly mathematical discipline.

Only applications that meet or exceed our stated entry requirements will go forward for consideration.


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