Finance with Risk Management

University of Bath School of Management

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Develop an in-depth knowledge of the financial system. Use your quantitative skills and graduate ready for a career in finance or risk management.

This course is for graduates who have little or no business experience and want a career in finance.



Study Mode


12 months


Start Date(s)


October 1 2022


Course details

Receive a solid theoretical foundation in finance and risk management. You’ll learn to analyse financial decisions and the motivations of people making them, and how to apply this knowledge in the real world.

Key benefits
-The School of Management's emphasis on technical and practical skills means you’ll leave prepared for a finance career
-Share your knowledge and experiences with students from all finance courses. You'll also gain global insight working with students from all over the world
-Learn from three of the University’s leading teaching and research departments. They bring in expertise from Management, Mathematical Sciences and Economics
-Apply academic theory to a practical issue with an optional dissertation alternative. You'll get valuable experience working on a real problem

Entry requirements

2:1 or above (or its international equivalent) undergraduate degree. Your degree can be in any discipline but you must have studied a subject with quantitative content. 

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Career outcomes

Bath's graduates have a great employment record. Most go on to careers in a range of areas, start their own business or begin a PhD.

Job functions of 2019-20 graduates
For MSc Finance, MSc Finance with Banking and MSc Finance with Risk Management combined:

40% work in banking
25% work in finance
12% work as an analyst
7% work in auditing
Recruiters include Huawei, London Metal Exchange, RSM UK, JPMorgan Chase & Co., NFU Mutual and Standard Chartered.

Data shows role functions of 2019-20 class in full-time employment three months after graduation. Percentages are rounded to the nearest whole number.


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