What will I learn?

This programme equips you with the skills to move into this competitive jobs market with confidence, from portfolio management to risk analysis. This course is for students who want to progress with the knowledge and skills required for a successful career in the increasingly competitive world of global finance and banking.

The BSc Investment and Financial Risk Management is for students who want to work in a wide variety of finance and investment fields. Maybe portfolio management or investment analysis. Maybe corporate treasury or financial trading. You want to understand the role risk plays in investment decision-making and how to manage it. You’ll study every aspect of the discipline, from managing global investment portfolios to asset trading. All within a broad sweep of rigorous academic learning encompassing equity markets, bond trading, risk management, derivatives, hedging, investment banking and many other broad areas of risk and investments. As a result, you will gain a good understanding of financial markets, its activities and its products.

The jobs in this field are both exciting and well paid. They demand intellectual rigour and commercial acumen, and by selecting this course, you too can prepare yourself with the skills and competencies these jobs require. The majority of graduates from the Investment and Financial Risk Management course enter challenging and rewarding careers in the investment and risk management field as well as in the fund management industry. Graduates keen to transfer their specialist quantitative modelling techniques take up front-office roles such as trading, bonds and stocks, while others are employed in market risk management and fund management or with regulators such as the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority.

Which department am I in?

Cass Business School

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

September 2020


Main Site

The Admissions Office,

Northampton Square,



EC1V 0HB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed three relevant SAT subject tests with 650 in each. In addition, SATR Critical Reading and Writing both at 500 or above (or another English language qualification) will be required.

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About this uni

City, University of London offers students a range of courses to choose from and a dynamic learning environment to experience.

  • In the top 15 in the UK for its graduate prospects
  • Based in the heart of London
  • Has invested in world-class facilities
  • Home to 18,000+ students from 160+ countries