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.

Visa Requirements for International Students

Visa requirement

All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.

International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.

Permission to work while studying

City, University of London is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.

Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)

After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.

Costs

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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