School of Postgraduate Studies

Masters Programmes

PostGraduate Diploma Programmes

  • Lecturing/Teaching Methodology for Lecturers
  • Quality Assurance in Higher Education
  • Supervision and Examination of Students Research Projects
  • PHD/Doctoral Programmes

    Master of Science in Risk Management


    Part-Time: (Evening Programme) Eighteen (18) months to 24 months
    Distance Learning: Eighteen (18) months to 24 months.

    Entry requirements

    As a general rule, applicants for Masters Programmes must hold a good first Degree in the relevant field of their desired studies or acceptable professional qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, ACA, inter alia. However, a tentative separate system of entry requirements may be devised, in the discretion of the Senate, should an exceptionally deserving case of application arise.

    Course Structure

    Stage 1
    1. ECF520 Financial Risk Management
    2. GBS514 Managerial Economics
    3. GBS541 Quantitative Methods
    4. GBS550 Management Theory and Practice
    5. GRM540 Principles of Risk Management
    Stage 2
    1. ECF630 Econometrics
    2. GRM600 Enterprise Risk Management Processes
    3. GRM620 Fundamentals of Risk in Pensions and Insurance
    4. GRM640 Risk Taking and Decision Making
    5. GRM650 Project Risk Management
    Stage 3
    1. GBS700 Research Methods
    2. GRM720 Bank Asset – Liability Risk Management
    3. GRM730 Fiscal Risk Management in the Public Sector
    4. GRM740 Governance and Management of IT Risk
    ELECTIVES (Select One):
    1. GFS760 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
    2. GRM750 Ethics, Governance and Leadership
    3. MBF620 International Financial Management
    Stage 4
    1. GBS800 Dissertation