Whether you’re a risk management professional seeking a broader understanding or a trainee who wants to enhance your career prospects, our course will give you an extensive and informed understanding of the core area of risk management.
You’ll be provided with practical problem solving skills as well as a deep theoretical knowledge of how the sector works, and with modern companies and institutions craving an appreciation of the relevance of risk to business objectives, you’ll find yourself in high demand upon graduating.
What's covered in the course?
The course consists of a substantial programme of study, enquiry and research. You will leave with the attributes needed to operate effectively as a risk manager across all types of organisations in a global marketplace.
Communication and influencing skills are essential characteristics when it comes to being a successful risk manager, so we’ll provide work-based assignments and research to ensure you graduate with these competencies.
The course would be beneficial to all managers as part of continuing professional development, given the increasing need for an appreciation to the relevance of risk to the achievement of business objectives at all levels of management.
It’s also designed to appeal to you if you’re studying, or have partially completed, the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) professional qualification, and wish to pursue a postgraduate level of academic study in risk management. At the same time, you can work to take the level two stage of the IRM professional examination to qualify as a full member.
To register for the master's degree you should normally hold a recognised bachelor's degree of a good standard.Applicants with suitable work experience and/or qualifications other than those above may be considered for entry.Credit (exemption) may be given on a case-by-case basis for individual modules on the basis of prior learning and practice based experience against a standard list of exemptions which can be provided.
£600 per 15 credit module for UK/EU Part Time 2016 entry
Recipient: Birmingham City University
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