Glasgow Caledonian University
Risk Management BA (Hons)
Glasgow Caledonian University

Key Course Facts

Course Description

During your studies you’ll explore the risk management process including the identification of organisational risk, analysis of the likely effect of those risks, design and selection of control measures and the monitoring and evaluation of these measures.

Accredited by the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) for the purpose of exemptions from the International Diploma in Risk Management.

Accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) for the purpose of some exemptions from professional examinations.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 30 graduates of Risk Management BA (Hons) at Glasgow Caledonian University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in .

Overall student satisfaction
81 /100
30 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates in Management, Leadership

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23000 £21000 £25500
25-75 percentile range £22000 - £29500 £16500 - £25000 £19500 - £32000

Salary of all UK Graduates of Management, Leadership

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26259 £27204 £32038
25-75 percentile range £21825 - £31985 £20320 - £35747 £23078 - £44545

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Risk Management, BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Risk Management BA (Hons) at Glasgow Caledonian University

20% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
15% Elementary occupations
15% Finance Professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Sales occupations
5% Business and Financial Project Management Professionals
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Customer service occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

plus GCSE Maths & English C/4

Level 3 Entry: SQA HND Business or HND Administration and IT with AB/ABB in the Graded Units

including English or another essay based subject (History or Modern Studies) and National 5 Maths C

Applications are considered from applicants with a relevant Access course.

including Maths and English Level 2 Entry: IB Diploma 30 points including English and Maths plus HL Business Management, Economics or Maths

plus GCSE Maths & English C/4

including English and min Maths H5 or O1

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6 Overall score of 6.0 with the minimum of 5.5 in each element
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Tuition Fees Risk Management BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £1820 year 1
EU £12250 year 1
International £12250 year 1

Additional fee information

2022/23 fees are yet to be confirmed. The stated fee is the 2021/22 fee and can be used as a guide. For further information please visit our website

Average student cost of living in the UK

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.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 3

University Rankings

Positions of Glasgow Caledonian University in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Glasgow Caledonian University in related subject specific rankings.


    • #10 
    • #66 
    Business & Management Studies
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]

See all 31 university rankings of Glasgow Caledonian University

About Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is a publicly funded and reputable higher education institution within Scotland, and even in a global context. Times Higher Education consistently ranks this university among the Top 1000 universities in the world, for their state-of-the-art facilities, research excellence, and experienced teaching staff. The main campus is located in the heart of Glasgow city centre, making life easy for students whenever they need to catch a bus or a train. Social opportunities are also abundant due to the campus’ location - some favourite hangouts among students include The Garage, Shack, and Sauchihall Street.

Where is this programme taught

Main Campus
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Main Site - Cowcaddens Road
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