Insurance and Risk Management (MSc)

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Organisation
Bayes Business School
Start - End
5 Sep
Application Deadline
1 Aug
Study Options
Full Time
Fee
GBP 11500 - 11500
Fee International
GBP 23000 - 23000

Who is it for?

You want to develop a successful career in insurance or risk management; or you already work in one of these fields and want to expand your knowledge and enhance your career potential.

At Bayes, you will study both applied and theoretical aspects of insurance and risk management to an advanced level.

Objectives

Our MSc Insurance and Risk Management master's programme will equip you with the all-round knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the constantly evolving fields of insurance, risk and risk management.

You will work through a balanced programme which combines a practical approach with sound theory to create a learning environment 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 an increasing complex business world –see ‘Career Pathways’ for testimonials from our past students.

There are three ways of taking our MSc Insurance and Risk Management programme.

  • A one-year full-time course
  • A two-year part-time course
  • An exempt route (‘fast track’) course for CII Advanced Diploma holders (8 months full-time or 20 months part-time)

In each case you will:

  • Acquire comprehensive knowledge of the theory, principles and practices of insurance and risk management
  • Develop a wide range of technical and conceptual skills
  • Network with your peers and senior finance industry professionals in the City of London
  • Enjoy an enriching environment as part of an international student body
  • Acquire a flexible qualification to prepare you for wide range of roles in insurance, risk management or finance

Induction Weeks

All of our MSc courses start with two compulsory induction weeks which include relevant refresher courses, an introduction to the careers services and the annual careers fair.

Full-time programme

The full-time Insurance and Risk Management programme comprises two Induction Weeks, eight Core (compulsory) courses, three Elective courses and a Business Research Project.

Assessment

To satisfy the requirements of the degree students must complete:

  • Eight Core courses (15 credits each) (or five Core courses for Exempt Route students)
  • Three Elective courses (10 credits each) and a Business Research Project (40 credits).

Assessment of Core courses on the MSc in Insurance & Risk Management is by means of coursework and unseen examination in most cases. Elective courses are generally assessed by coursework only.

Coursework may consist of standard essays, individual or group presentations, group reports, classwork, unseen tests or problem sets. Group work may include an element of peer assessment.

Career destinations for MSc Insurance and Risk Management

Our MSc Insurance and Risk Management is a long-established course with excellent career opportunities, and we are very proud of the career progression of our graduates with many enjoying flourishing careers around the globe in major global insurance companies, international insurance broking firms, investment and retail banks, risk management for major corporations and many other fields. This master’s degree equips our students with the skills and strong knowledge required for a successful and fulfilling career in the field of insurance and risk management.

Our unique location offer unrivalled access to major international insurance brokers, top insurance and reinsurance firms, investment and retail banks and other global leaders within the industry.



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