Statistics and Actuarial Science
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Financial Risk Management

​​​​The professional management of financial risks – created by market, credit and operational uncertainty – is becoming increasingly important. But risk also implies opportunity. Financial risk management (FRM) uses mathematical- statistical models to manage costly exposure to financial risk and optimise the returns on financial investments.

Qualified students can take up stimulating and lucrative positions in the financial services industry (usually investment banks and asset management companies) as financial risk managers, portfolio managers, asset managers and quantitative financial analysts.