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¿Qué aprenderé?

Overview

Demand is growing worldwide for experts who have the technical skills to measure and manage financial risk. This Masters degree prepares you to meet these requirements, equipping you to respond to emerging developments in the global capital and money markets.

You will gain comprehensive knowledge of essential topics including the dynamics of financial markets, the causes and effects of financial risk and professional practices for measuring and managing portfolio risk. You can also choose optional modules allowing you to specialise in areas such as accounting, international banking and security investment analysis.

Learning from highly qualified teaching staff involved in world-class research in financial risk management, you will test your knowledge in genuine business scenarios during practical case study exercises and simulations. Thanks to our excellent links with industry and commerce, you will gain an understanding of the latest challenges in financial markets worldwide.

Learning and teaching

We use a variety of teaching and learning methods to help you make the most of your studies. These include lectures, seminars, workshops, online learning and tutorials.

In addition to the assessed modules and research dissertation, you benefit from professional training activities and employability workshops.

Independent study is also vital for this course allowing you to prepare for taught classes and sharpen your own research and critical skills.

On this course you’ll be taught by our expert academics, from lecturers through to professors. You may also be taught by industry professionals with years of experience, as well as trained postgraduate researchers, connecting you to some of the brightest minds on campus.

Assessment

Assessment methods emphasise not just knowledge, but essential skills development too. This may include formal exams, group projects, reports, computer simulation exercises, essays and written assignments, group and individual presentations.

This diversity enables you to develop a broad range of skills as preparation for professional life.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this course are equipped with the skills and knowledge to pursue a range of career options within finance, including risk management, credit risk analysis, derivatives, insurance and finance research.

Previous graduates have gone on to work for a variety of financial institutions, investment banks, regulators and standard setters, international insurers, asset managers, underwriters and investment funds.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Leeds University Business School

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (12 )

Costos de estudio
£29.750,00 (US$ 37.173) por año
Esta es una tarifa fija

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

Septiembre 2022

Lugar

University of Leeds

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

For Postgraduate qualification, students need to have 4 year Bachelors: for courses requiring 2.1 students need to have a GPA of 3.0; for courses requiring 2.2 students need to have a GPA of 2.5. Minimum qualifications include: IELTS (International English Language Testing System) an overall band of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each component skill.

Para estudiantes internacionales

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in a relevant subject such as accounting, finance, economics, mathematics, physics, or engineering. You should have a strong grounding in quantitative subjects with high scores in these subjects. We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component. Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT) at 92 overall with no less than 21 in listening, 21 in reading, 23 in speaking and 22 in writing.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

AÑADIR A MIS FAVORITOS

Acerca de University of Leeds

La Universidad disfruta de gran satisfacción estudiantil – 3.a en el Reino Unido según la (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018)

  • En el top 100 por el QS World University Rankings 2021
  • N°15 Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
  • Uno de los campus más grandes en el Reino Unido
  • Diverso campus con más de 12.000 estudiantes internacionales

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