Risk & Investment Management

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Risk & Investment Management
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 47753 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal go.qub.ac.uk/pgapply and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year full-time.

Learning and Teaching
Teaching Times
Morning / Afternoon / Evening
Full-time option: modules are taught morning/afternoon/evening.
Part-time option: modules are taught evenings only (from 6-9pm).
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Entry Requirements

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Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in Mathematics, Accountancy, Finance, Economics or other relevant quantitative subject. Science and Engineering disciplines will b...

Number of Places 50

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Professional Accreditations
•This course has an academic partnership with GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals), helping prepare students for the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) examinations. This ...

Course Content

You have an interest in risk management and financial regulation. You want a career in areas such as corporate risk, compliance, consultancy, or academia. You want exemptions from the Professional Risk Manager (PRM) exams

Studying risk ...

Subjects Taught Course Structure
Semester 1
Asset Pricing
Corporate Finance
Financial Regulation and Risk Management
Research Methods in Finance

Semester 2
Credit Risk Management
Enterprise Risk Management and Risk Analytics
Time-Series Financial Econometrics

Semester 3
Work-based Research Project
Assessment Method Assessments associated with the course are outlined below:
Assessment is by a variety of methods, including individual coursework, group work, oral presentations, simulations, case studies, class tests, examinations and dissertation or work-based research project.
Careers or Further Progression

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Risk management is currently, and will continue to be, a hot spot for graduate recruitment. As many financial firms are substantially expanding their risk management functions, this Masters degree is likely to open a w...

Further Enquiries Dr Clive Walker
Programme Director
Queen's Management School - Lecturer
Centre for Economic History
Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 4507
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