Financial Risk Management
This programme is designed for students with a quantitative background who want to explore how financial tools can be used to mitigate risk for corporations and society. Industry professionals, practitioners and consultants from around the world will teach you how to forecast, react to and minimise risk.
We deliver a comprehensive understanding of the core pillars of risk management; credit risk, market risk and operations risk to ensure you have the theoretical foundation for success. You will learn how to explore the key financial tools that are used to mitigate risk, how to interpret and assess the risk of individual financial instruments and assets and how to develop the critical skills to assess the results. This programme is partnered with PRMIA & GARP maximising your career potential in the field of risk management. You will gain practical skills through Bloomberg training and real-life case studies to give you an edge in the competitive job market.
Is This Course For Me?
This programme is designed for students with a quantitative background who want to explore how financial tools can be used to mitigate risk for corporations and society. Industry professionals, practitioners and consultants from around the world will teach you how to forecast, react to, and minimise risk.
This course is worth 90 credits and is delivered over one academic year. The taught component comprises modules totalling 60 credits. Students also complete a dissertation, which accounts for a further 30 credits, to be eligible for consideration for the award of the degree.
Applicants are required to posses a minimum 2.1 Honours degree or international equivalent. They should also have two academic referees (applicants with work experience can instead provide one academic and one professional referee).
Applicants whose first language is not English and were not educated in the language will also need to complete an English competency exam (in line with Trinity's postgraduate English language requirements).
Closing Date: 31st July 2024.
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1 year full-time.
Next Intake: September 2024.
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Our dedicated Careers & Community team is dedicated to supporting our students and alumni in exploring career options, preparing effectively for their next career move, and making informed career decisions that will develop and shape their futures through workshops and tailored individual career sessions.
Specialised in career development, the team can help you to identify suitable career paths and provide tailored advice on how best to achieve your career goals through workshops, one-to-one coaching, and psychometric assessments. They deliver a wide range of career sessions with defined learning outcomes and arrange company and recruitment consultancy presentations, job fairs, and networking events.
Officially recognised by GARP, the programme helps to prepare students for the likes of FRM and PRMIA examinations. The top employment sectors for graduates of this course are financial services, consulting, and technology. Typical employers include investment banks, hedge funds, and financial institutions.