• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

Despite challenging global economic conditions risk management is an area of growth across all types of organisations. There is an increased demand for qualified risk professionals due to the increasingly global nature of business coinciding with increased regulatory pressures and compliance.

GCU is the only University in the UK to offer this type of undergraduate degree therefore creating an opportunity to be a graduate in demand. During your studies you will explore the applied risk management process from an organisational perspective covering areas such as the identification and management of strategic risks, managing ethics, compliance and conduct risks, business continuity management and project risk management.

The Risk Management (Hons) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University has excellent industry links with a key focus on the vocational aspects of risk management and is accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and the Institute of Risk Management (IRM).

Career Opportunities

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

Our BA(Hons) Risk Management programme is accredited by the CII, the world's largest professional body for insurance, risk and financial services.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamentals in Financial Management
  • Introduction to Economics and Data Analysis
  • Managing Risk in Society and Business
  • Law in Business
  • Employability,Enterprise and Entrepreneurship 
  • The Business of Social Science.

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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Academic Requirements

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: ABBB including English plus Nat 5 Maths at C
  • A Level: BCC PLUS GCSE Maths and English at C/4
  • ILC Higher: H1, H2, H3, H3, including English PLUS Maths at O1
  • IB Diploma: 25 points must include Maths
  • BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at DMM PLUS GCSE Maths and English at C/4
  • SWAP: Access to STEM at BBB

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11500 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.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • RUK: £9250
  • Total tuition fees for RUK students completing a three or four year degree are capped at £27,750.

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.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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