City, University of London
Investment and Financial Risk Management (B.Sc. Hons)
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Cass Business School is offering the Cass Business School International Scholarship of £2000 towards Year 1 tuition fees for international students paying overseas fees and starting a Cass undergraduate course in September.
Global financial markets are more complex and more highly regulated than ever before. The Investment and Financial Risk Management programme equips you with the skills to move into this competitive jobs market with confidence, from portfolio management to risk analysis.
The BSc Investment and Financial Risk Management is for students who want to work in a wide variety of finance and investment fields. Maybe portfolio management or investment analysis. Maybe corporate treasury or financial trading. You want to understand the role risk plays in investment decision-making and how to manage it.
If your goal is a career in the international investment and risk management world, consider this course your jumping off point. You’ll gain an in-depth knowledge of how modern investment analysts and risk managers operate. As you move through the degree you’ll prepare for your career in investment management, trading or analysis in any area of finance.
You’ll study every aspect of the discipline, from managing global investment portfolios to asset trading. All within a broad sweep of rigorous academic learning encompassing equity markets, bond trading, risk management, derivatives, hedging, investment banking and many other broad areas of risk and investments. As a result, you will gain a good understanding of financial markets, its activities and its products.
The jobs in this field are both exciting and well paid. They demand intellectual rigour and commercial acumen, and by selecting this course, you too can prepare yourself with the skills and competencies these jobs require.
The majority of graduates from the Investment and Financial Risk Management course enter challenging and rewarding careers in the investment and risk management field as well as in the fund management industry.
Graduates keen to transfer their specialist quantitative modelling techniques take up front-office roles such as trading, bonds and stocks, while others are employed in market risk management and fund management or with regulators such as the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority.
Banking and financial institutions
Finance and investment
Introductory financial accounting
Mathematics for finance
Statistics for finance
Corporate finance and valuation
Intermediate financial accounting 1
Fixed income portfolio management
Asset liability management
BSc Investment and Financial Risk Management students enjoy a wide range of professional placement opportunities in business areas such as corporate finance, operations, sales and trading, prime brokerage and hedge funds.
Lloyds Banking Group
Work placements are not guaranteed, however, our reputation, achievements and successful graduates have helped us to develop close relationships with a diverse range of companies, who recognise that Cass students can add significant value to their workforce. Our dedicated Placement team are in regular contact with these and many more companies, and will support you to find placements and ensure you are work ready.
Although this additional year is not credited and will not count towards your degree classification, it is a recognised part of the degree programme and will be endorsed on your final degree certificate.
City University of London currently has nearly 20,000 students (46% at postgraduate level) from more than 160 countries and staff from over 75 countries.
More than 140,000 former students from over 180 countries are members of the City Alumni Network.
City University of London has been educating students in London since 1894. The location is in the heart of London
The Lord Mayor of London is our Rector, an arrangement which has been in place since 1966.
City University of London has been supported by the City of London livery companies for over 100 years.
At the City University of London 40% of all academics are producing research that is world-leading or internationally excellent (2014 Research Excellence Framework )
Ranked 11th nationally for graduate starting salary (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).
Around 46% of our students are on postgraduate or research programmes.
University's focus on business and the professions-
The Financial Times European Business School Rankings 2017 ranked the Sir John Cass Business School 4th in the UK and 15th in Europe
Its full-time MBA ranks 1st in London, 6th in the UK, and 46th globally (Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2018)
6th in the UK for business and management research (The Research Excellence Framework 2014)
University's Nursing courses are ranked 2nd in London (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018)
Electrical and Electronic Engineering courses at City are ranked 2nd in London and 11th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2017).
City, University of London has students from over 160 countries who benefit from our internationally renowned experience of more than one hundred years' of research and education.
City, University of London is an independent corporation, founded and constituted by the grant of a Royal Charter in 1966 and now also governed by a Supplemental Charter of 2016, granted to mark the accession of City to the University of London. The Charter defines City's Council as its supreme governing body, ultimately responsible for the affairs of City. City's Governance structure includes a framework of responsibilities delegated from the Council.
The University's concurrent focus on business and the professions provides our students with opportunities for direct interaction with future employers and makes our courses relevant, exciting and topical. Many have innovative modes of study involving placement opportunities and engagement with high-profile visiting lecturers from the professions. This complements the academic expertise offered at City University of London.
Our approach aims to support students in becoming professional, analytical and enquiring graduates who can play a substantial role in their professional environment.
To support learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, we have recently established an integrated learning environment that combines physical and virtual learning spaces. This is used to support students in their studies, supplementing lectures and seminars with high quality online material. The department for Learning Enhancement and Development supports our staff in creating new and responsive learning opportunities to lead our courses into the future.
As the highest academic body, Senate is responsible for City University of London's academic policies and regulations. This framework aims to support high quality learning and the maintenance of academic standards that underpins our degree-awarding powers. This function is supported by the Academic Development Unit.
In conjunction with the Students' Union, a key priority for City is listening to the views of students, discussing what we do well and understanding where we could make improvements. This interaction is a highly visible part life at the University and feedback from students is a core part of how we determine the direction of education.