Risk and Investment Management [full-time option]

In Belfast City

£ 4,000 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    Master

  • Location

    Belfast city (Northern Ireland)

  • Duration

    1 Year

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

Overview:
Missed the recent webinar?  The recording is now available to watch: Speaker -  Fotis Papailias, Programme Director Click here to watch the recorded webinar.   Why is this subject for you? You have an interest in risk management and financial regulationYou want a career in areas such as corporate risk, compliance, consultancy, or academiaYou want exemptions from the Professional Risk Manager (PRM) exams Studying risk and investment management looks at how organisations and investors should understand, evaluate and address relevant risks to maximise the chances of their objectives being achieved. The programme equips students with the cutting-edge risk management tools and strategies used by leading financial firms and regulatory bodies. Academics who teach on this programme are at the cutting edge of their fields and draw experience from time spent at other institutions such as the Bank of England, Harvard University and UCLA. Many also have relevant industry experience.     Why Queen's? Trading room Certain classes are held in the Trading Room. Students have access to Bloomberg software, a market leader in financial news, data and analytics, which is used by many financial institutions. The Trading Room allows for an interactive and exciting learning environment which brings textbook theory to life. Software Students will use and have access to software such as Stata, Excel, Matlab, and databases such as Thomson one banker, DataStream and Bloomberg. Accreditation 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 is part of the PRMIA (The Professional Risk Managers' International Association) Risk Accreditation Program, giving students exemptions from Professional Risk Manager (PRM) exams I and II. Guest...

Facilities

Location

Starts

Belfast City (County Antrim)
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University Road, BT7 1NN

Starts

Different dates availableNow taking bookings

To take into account

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 be considered where there is a significant mathematical component. We welcome applications from a diverse range of applicants so will also consider previous work experience alongside academic qualifications. Prior experiential learning in a quantitative analysis, Maths or Finance based subjects in lieu of...

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Subjects

  • Risk
  • IT risk
  • Financial Training
  • Financial
  • Risk Management
  • Credit
  • Trading
  • Full Time
  • Risk manager
  • Project
  • Finance
  • Investment Management
  • Investment
  • Access

Course programme

Course Details

The programme consists of eight compulsory modules and a dissertation or work-based research project.

Full-time Option (1 year) Semester 1

Asset Pricing

Corporate Finance

Financial Regulation and Risk Management

Research Methods in Finance

Semester 2

Credit Risk Management

Derivatives

Enterprise Risk Management and Risk Analytics

Time-Series Financial Econometrics

Semester 3

Dissertation

OR

Work-based Research Project

Part-time Option (2 years) Year 1

Semester 1

Asset Pricing

Corporate Finance

Year 1 Semester 2

Derivatives

Enterprise Risk Management and Risk Analytics

Year 2 Semester 1

Financial Regulation and Risk Management

Research Methods in Finance

Year 2 Semester 2

Credit Risk Management

Time-Series Financial Econometrics

Year 2 Semester 3

Dissertation

OR

Work-based Research Project

Note: each module is equal to 15 credit points; the dissertation is 60 credit points; 180 credit points in total. Modules are subject to change.

Assessment & Feedback

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.

Learning and Teaching

Morning / Afternoon / Evening

Full-time option: modules are taught morning/afternoon/evening.

Part-time option: modules are taught evenings only (from 6-9pm).

Additional information

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 wide range of new and exciting career opportunities. After graduation there is a wide variety of roles available for our students, some of which will suit those with mathematical skills who wish to utilise cutting-edge quantitative modelling techniques and work in collaboration with traders to develop bespoke financial...

Risk and Investment Management [full-time option]

£ 4,000 + VAT