This rewarding course is for graduates and professionals seeking a competitive advantage in today’s international job market. You will acquire a highly developed knowledge of economics, risk management and financial principles, through both practical application and relevant leading-edge theory. •Excellent teaching quality Learn from leading academics with international reputations for research and teaching within their specialist areas •No previous knowledge or experience required You will have the opportunity to study the foundations of economics and risk management, as well as study further challenging modules •Specialist in risk management Acquire a highly developed knowledge of economics and risk management theory, of relevance to financial and non-financial sectors, by applying theory to real-world problems •Learn how to apply key economic theory to industry You will learn to identify, assess and communicate the implications of risk for organisations as well as national policy makers
Teaching and assessment
Teaching will be delivered through formal lectures, informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions, and e-learning packages. Assessment will usually be through a combination of individual and group work, presentations, essays, reports and exams.
Enhance your existing qualifications and global career prospects with a specialist master’s in applied economics and risk management This course will provide advanced preparation for careers in the policy making, organisational decision making and the financial world.
You should hold a good honours degree or overseas equivalent in any subject. Applications from those without formal qualifications but with significant professional experience in business or finance will be considered individually. If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available both before and during the course if required.