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MSc Risk Management and Insurance

Based at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), this is a stand-out course for students interested in risk in the global insurance industry, with extensive networking opportunities and progression towards the industry standard qualification (ACII).

The course has been developed with employers, industry experts and the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), to give you the tools to progress rapidly in this varied and fast-paced sector.

You’ll explore how risk is managed in insurance, how insurance companies need to work with businesses to mitigate risk and prepare for the unknown and unexpected in today’s global marketplace.

The course includes opportunities to visit companies and Lloyds of London to see the market in action, work on consultancy projects and attend networking events.

Why UWE Bristol?

At UWE Bristol, you’ll have access to a range of teaching and learning resources and will make regular use of its Bloomberg financial trading room – the same system used by large city investment banks.

Open 24 hours a day, Frenchay Library has computer facilities for you to use, and a large selection of other resources.

You’ll also have access to extensive online learning materials and the Blackboard platform, to support the course’s structured teaching elements.

Bristol is also a highly creative and dynamic city, popular with students and previously voted as best UK city to live in.

Career Opportunities

This degree attracts exemptions to Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) qualifications and on successful completion of the programme, graduates may apply for recognition of prior learning with the CII.

With huge demand for qualified insurance professionals, your skills will be highly sought after in areas such as underwriting, broking or claims management, strategic risk management, governance and insure-tech.

You could work in an insurance company, brokerage, at Lloyds of London, or for a global company with major risk challenges.

With significant scope for international work, you could also take your skills into SMEs, new ventures, broader intermediation or commercial risk.

Further Information

University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)
Frenchay Campus
Coldharbour Lane, Bristol
BS16 1QY
United Kingdom

The deadline for applying for this course is three weeks before the start date.

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