City University London

Insurance and Risk Management

Address:

The International Office, Northampton Square

London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Insurance and Risk Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MSc in Insurance and Risk Management is a well-established course that explores the multi-faceted world of risk management and reflects the growing interplay between insurance, risk management and financial services. As such, it will equip you with the all-round skills necessary to succeed in a constantly developing business environment. The programme combines a practical approach with sound theory to create a learning experience that is both challenging and stimulating. You will emerge with a well-regarded and flexible postgraduate degree, solidly positioned to build a successful career in an exciting and increasingly complex business world. Cass's location, close to the City of London, has enabled us to establish close links with many leading financial organisations. This will help you to access outstanding networking and career opportunities. Professional examinations Students have the opportunity to earn substantial exemptions from professional examinations in the field of insurance and risk management, including 205 - 210 credits towards the 290 required for the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) Advanced Diploma. Exemptions are also given from some examinations of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM). We review all our courses regularly to keep them up-to-date on issues of both theory and practice. Consequently, there may be some change to the detailed content of the modules and occasionally to module titles. To satisfy the requirements of the degree programme students must complete: nine core courses three electives a Business Research Project The full-time course runs for eleven months from mid-September or eight months from mid January for the 'fast track' programme. The taught component is arranged over three terms. Two Induction Weeks The MSc in Insurance & Risk Management starts with two compulsory induction weeks, focused on: An introduction to the Cass Careers offering with a focus on key skills and attributes that employers are looking for. The annual MSc Careers Fair at this time also provides the opportunity to meet over 60 companies who are recruiting across many sectors including finance, energy, insurance, real estate, shipping, strategic management and internal auditing. a refresher course of basic financial mathematics, statistics, computing and electronic databases.

Accreditation:

Students have the opportunity to earn substantial exemptions from professional examinations in the field of insurance and risk management, including 205 - 210 credits towards the 290 required for the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) Advanced Diploma. Exemptions are also given from some examinations of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

In State Tuition (per year): 18000 GBP

Out State Tuition (per year): 18000 GBP

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