The British University in Dubai launches a new Master of Science in Finance and Risk Management

The British University in Dubai (BUiD) launched a new Masters programme, the MSc in Finance and Risk Management. The programme is offered to provide students with the necessary knowledge, skills and tools to succeed as a financial risk manager or financial analyst. Students will be studying the latest in corporate finance, financial derivatives and hedging strategies, financial markets, financial risk and regulation, Fintech technologies, blockchain and cryptocurrency management.

As with all of BUiD’s programmes, this new Masters is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education.  It is also accredited and recognised by two international professional bodies, namely the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

BUiD is an academic partner with GARP, and this programme helps students to learn the latest financial risk management practices while equipping them to take the Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) Part I examination of GARP. Graduates from the programme are also eligible to apply for selected credits from ICAEW.


Graduates of this programme will work in financial institutions, regulatory bodies, and financial risk management in large non-financial companies, in roles and fields such as Risk Analyst, Investment Consultant, Financial Analyst, Risk Manager/Adviser, Fund Manager, Investment Banking, Private Equity.

BUiD is committed to support the UAE’s knowledge-based economy by offering a wide range of programmes and training at the doctoral, Masters and Bachelors levels in various fields including education, business, engineering, project management, finance, law, computer sciences, and artificial intelligence.


The British University in Dubai

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