Master of Science in Finance and Risk Management





Why study Master of Science in Finance and Risk Management

The Master of Science (MSc) in Finance and Risk Management at The British University in Dubai (BUiD) provides students with the necessary knowledge, skills and tools to succeed as a financial risk manager or financial analyst and to apply this knowledge in the real world. The MSc in Finance and Risk Management will provide you with an in-depth knowledge enabling you to understand the key theories and principles that support and inform you as a corporate, financial and strategic decision-maker.

As BUiD is an academic partner with the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), the programme helps students to learn the latest financial risk management practices and also equips 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 The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

 Our aim is to graduate skilled professionals with the breadth of knowledge that permits them to make ethical, thoughtful and significant contributions to their organisations and communities. Through this programme, students will understand the different types of risk within the industry, and the managerial issues related to risk control.

Benefits of  being an Academic Partner with GARP

— Students have exclusive access to scholarships which cover the FRM Part I Exam registration fee (up to six students).

— Students have an opportunity to connect with local risk professionals.

— Provides information sessions for students to learn from certified risk professionals working in the field.

— Research Fellowship Program awards up to USD 3,000 in research funding to six students at Master’s-level each year.

Benefits of  being ICAEW Partner in learning

Students are eligible to apply for the following credit(s) from The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

— Business, Technology and Finance          

— Financial Management

Career prospects

Graduates from this programme can work in financial institutions, regulatory bodies, and financial risk management in large non-financial companies. Relevant job titles include, but not limited to: Risk Analyst, Investment Consultant, Financial Analyst, Risk Manager/ Adviser, Fund Manager, Investment Banking, Private Equity.


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