The MSc in Risk Management and Insurance offers you a unique blend of insurance, risk management and financial services content. These areas are becoming increasingly interconnected and the prominence of risk management as a specialised profession has continued to grow in a complex and volatile economic environment. Ireland is a key location for insurance and reinsurance services and is establishing itself as a location for research and development in the insurance of emerging industries and technologies.
The MSc in Risk Management and Insurance has been designed to: Develop students with the technical capacity, objective reasoning and contextual overview for roles within the growth areas of risk management and insurance. Enable students' comprehension of the prominent risk exposure models used and their regulatory context. Facilitate the development of specialised technical and analytical skills with a strong appreciation of underpinning assumptions. Promote the development of self-managed learning skills including time management, prioritisation, critical thinking and reflection
Our future graduates could expect to gain employment in many types of businesses including international insurance, reinsurance and insurance broking firms, risk management departments of major corporations, investment and retail banks, regulatory authorities, climate change planning and many other fields
Normally applicants will possess a minimum 2:2 honours primary degree in a relevant discipline (For example, business, finance, economics, social science and mathematics). However, students from cognate backgrounds are also encouraged to apply.
24 February 2017
Recipient: University of Limerick
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