• Study mode: Part Time
  • Location: Distance Learning
  • Duration: Two Years
  • Start Date: April and September 2020

Course Overview

The contemporary Risk Manager requires a range of tools and techniques to counter the severe threats facing society and businesses. This can be achieved by developing and applying risk management frameworks both as academics and practitioners.

Course Details

This Master’s degree programme in Risk Management provides you with an academically rigorous and work-related programme which will allow you to plan for, devise mitigation of, and manage risks in an unplanned situation, such as disaster or emergency, as well as day-to-day settings such as enterprise risk within industry.

Drawing on best practice and regulatory guidance from risk practitioners and academics, the programme will challenge and stimulate learners and inspire innovative thought and new approaches to risk management.

What are the course entry requirements?

Entrants to the programme will normally have an Honours degree or equivalent. Recent graduates would generally have achieved an upper second class honours degrees in any field. It is anticipated that this degree will also evoke interest from students overseas for whom such qualification is not available in their home country. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate English language skills to IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. Applicants who are in employment may qualify for entry without holding a first degree.

Course Modules

Year One Modules

  • Threat, Risk and Impact Perspectives
  • Global Risk

Year Two Modules

  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Risk Leadership and Management
  • Research and Dissertation


How much does it cost

Part Time Home and EU, Academic Year 2020-2021: £5,100 per year

Part Time International, Academic Year 2020-2021: £5,100 per year

Most courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees.

You could benefit from financial support through a bursary or scholarship during your time as a student. For more details visit our financial support, bursaries and scholarships section.

Questions about fees?

Contact our Enquiries Team:
0330 123 2023

How do I apply?

For application details please visit bucks.ac.uk/applying-to-bucks