BSc (Hons) Risk Management and Investment
The BSc (Hons) Risk Management and Investment is intended for individuals who would like to pursue a career in the Banking industry or the financial sector. The demand for sophisticated risk managers and financial analysts has been felt even more during the current financial crisis situation. By providing the students with in-depth knowledge of modern investment and risk management practices, and their applications in equity markets, bond trading, derivatives hedging, investment banking, hedge funds and many other areas of global markets, this degree prepares the candidates to become competent analysts and managers in the financial sector. Furthermore, in view of increasing the practical skills of students, modules of the programme will usually consist of 30 contact hours as formal lectures and 15 hours for projects, case studies, firm visits, interviews, site tours etc.. Moreover, this programme will provide the basic skills and knowledge for students who are interested in enrolling on professionally recognised qualifications such as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) programme or the ICSA (International Chartered Secretaries Association). Finally, this programme offers the possibility to exit the course and be awarded either a Certificate or Diploma in Risk Management and Investment after completing the required number of credits/modules.
GENERAL REQUIREMENT: Credit in 5 ‘O’ Level including English Language. AND EITHER Pass in: 3 subjects at A-Level and 1 Subject at subsidiary Level at Higher School Certificate Examinations. OR Pass in: 2 subjects at A-Level and 2 subjects ar subsidiary Level at the Higher School Certificate Examinations; and OR Pass in: 3 subjects at A-Level at the London General Certification Examinations. PROGRAMME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: A credit in any Mathematical subjects ( Accounting, Economics, …) at ‘O’ Level.