City University London
Insurance and Risk Management MSc
City University London

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Key Course Facts

Course 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.

To satisfy the requirements of the degree programme students must complete: eight core courses and Research Methods module; three electives; and a Business Research Project.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

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A UK 2.1 or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution. Some level of previous study in finance or quantitative methods is preferred. Transcript/interim transcript; Current module list if still studying; CV; Personal statement (500-600 words). IELTS result, if report available; Confirmation of professional qualification examinations/exemptions/passes, if applicable; Two references; Work experience is not a requirement of this course; For a successful application to receive an unconditional status all documents must be verified, so an original or certified copy of the degree transcript must be sent by post to Specialist Masters Programme Office, 106 Bunhill Row, London, EC1Y 8TZ, UK.


Tuition Fees Insurance and Risk Management MSc

EU £20500 year 1
International £20500 year 1
England UK £20500 year 1
Scotland £20500 year 1
Wales £20500 year 1
Northern Ireland £20500 year 1

Additional fee information

Fees fast track route: £14,000 full-time; £7,000 per annum part-time

Deposit: £2,000 paid within 1 month of receiving offer and non-refundable unless conditions of offer are not met

First installment: Half fees less deposit to be paid at registration
Second installment: Half fees paid in January following start of course

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About City University London

Founded in 1894, City University London (a.k.a. City) is located in Central London. Due to its location, City attracts students from around the world, and as a result offers a diverse campus culture. The facilities on-site have been developed with each student’s future work environment in mind. So Law students have access to simulation courts of law, and future Nurses can expect to make use of mock medical wards. Academics aside, being located in Central London means learners can get around quickly thanks to the numerous public transport options in the area.

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Where is this programme taught

Bayes Business School (formerly Cass)
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