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Eligible candidates should hold:
• A Bachelor’s degree
• IELTS (Academic) 6.5 or TOEFL internet based 87 or above or any other recognized certificate proving advanced knowledge of English (Level C2 / “proficiency”) or any equivalent qualification
The MSc in Finance and Risk Management is designed for technically-minded graduates who want a deep, analytical study of risk management and finance and who intend to pursue a quantitative career in the financial services sector. The success of organisations depends upon their ability to operate in the face of risk, and risk management is increasingly recognised as requiring special skills central to the functioning of the organisation. The programme will develop a solid theoretical foundation and practical skills in finance and risk management as well as analytical skills in relation to financial institutions and markets, portfolio management, instruments, and other critical areas.
Graduates of the MSc in Finance and Risk Management may pursue careers in risk management, credit risk analysis, insurance, derivatives, banking.
The title Master of Science in Finance and Risk Management is awarded directly by the University of York.