Designed with employability in mind, the MSc in Risk Management is highly relevant in today’s competitive marketplace, with continual input from leading employers and professional bodies.
About the course:
This course is relevant to accountants, project managers, insurers, chartered surveyors, healthcare professionals, lawyers, bankers, auditors, health and safety professionals, and engineers. This course is designed to appeal to a broad risk management body and recognises the interdisciplinary nature of the subject. •Association of Insurance and Risk Management The course is accredited by the Institute of Risk Management and you can also earn exemptions from their professional examinations •Gain practical experience You could complete a 12-week project based in a UK company or organisation. This internship will improve your employability. You will take part in a web-based business simulation exercise which is designed to integrate your studies •Boost your earning potential Business and Law postgraduates command an average salary of £44,186 (DLHE, 2013/14)
Business Context Risk Management I and II Internal Control and Audit Business Continuity and Crisis Management – International Corporate Governance Research Methods
Elective taught modules may include: •International Finance and Political Risk •Project Management •Corporate Governance •Managing Organisational Change
Dissertation The dissertation requires the student, supported by a supervisor, to take an independent and self-structured approach to learning, through the investigation of a particular topic and writing it up in the form of a 12,000–15,000 word document. The dissertation will have its focus on a particular issue of interest related to risk management and may also be related to a live organisation if considered desirable.
Note: All modules are subject to change in order to keep content current.
You should hold a good honours degree, or an overseas equivalent, in any subject. Work experience is desirable but not essential. 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.
Recipient: De Montfort University
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