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School of Mathematical Sciences

MSc Risk Analytics

During a time of great global uncertainty, particularly in the areas of climate change, health and regulation, many organisations are looking for risk managers who have both traditional risk management knowledge and data analysis skills to solve the problems presented in the world today.

This programme provides students with a comprehensive grounding in risk management, including risk analytics, data analytics and the application of statistics in risk management. Within our second semester elective modules, students will have the opportunity to specialise in certain areas of risk management such as risk regulation, and sustainability and climate risk.

Course highlights

  • Become highly employable in a variety of industries including finance, medicine, IT, science, technology, and regulatory bodies, where risk management professionals are in high demand.
  • Learn real-world key risk management knowledge in areas affecting our world today.
  • Opportunities to take elective modules in areas such as risk regulation and sustainability and climate risk.

Who is this course for?

This programme is designed for students who want a career in risk regulation across the globe. With such a large number of industries requiring risk management professionals, students who graduate from this programme will have the skills and knowledge to work in a wide range of industries including finance, medicine, IT, science, technology and regulatory bodies.

Course content

Some of the modules on offer as part of the MSc Risk Analytics programme are: 

  • Regulatory Risk Analytics
    Learn how to act like a regulator at a micro-level and reduce the chance of a financial crisis, in addition to learning skills such as network analysis.
  • Sustainability and Climate Risk Analytics 
    Learn about contemporary climate risk and sustainability issues, and use analytical tools including scenario analysis and simulation, which are vital for businesses to tackle these real-world issues
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