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Risk Management (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Glasgow, United Kingdom
The Risk Management (Hons) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University provides a breadth of contemporary knowledge of risk in business and society, including financial risk, health and safety, regulation, business continuity management, insurance and business resilience in a global context. 
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Overview

At the The Risk Management (Hons) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University you will 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. A holistic approach to understanding risk allows students to enter any industry sector on graduation.

Key facts:

Organisations are legally, financially and morally required to manage their risk-bearing activities. Risk is an inherent part of business, and risk managers are prized for their skills by organisations of all types and in all sectors.

Leading companies come directly to GCU to recruit graduates from this programme. Graduates have gone on to work with Camelot, Network Rail, PricewaterhouseCoopers, GlaxoSmithKline, Scottish Power, Aviva, Lloyds of London, Balfour Beatty, Tesco Financial Services, local authorities and government organisations, Morgan Stanley, Marsh Inc, AON and the NHS.

Accreditation

Accredited by CII (Chartered Insurance Institute) and and the Institute of Risk Management (IRM).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Risk in Society and Busines
  • International Economic Issues and Challenges
  • Law in Business
  • Fundamentals of Financial Management
  • Enterprising Behaviours for the Business Professional
  • Fundamentals of Risk Management

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

Year 1

  • SQA Higher: BBBB including English plus Nat 5 Maths at C

  • A level: CCC plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
  • ILC Higher: H1, H2, H3, H3, including English at H3 plus Maths at H5 or O2
  • IB Diploma: 25 points must include English and Maths
  • BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at MMM plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
  • SWAP: Access to STEM programme at BBC

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • RUK: £9250

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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