Stirling Management School has gained another prestigious professional accreditation as the new MSc Finance and Risk Management partners with the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).
Launching in February 2021, this cutting edge Masters degree gives students the skills to understand and manage financial risk in a global context, and the accreditation from GARP as a Financial Risk Manager (FRM) Partner confirms the relevance of the course to current requirements of the industry. William May, Global Head of Certifications and Educational Programs – GARP said:
"GARP is pleased to welcome University of Stirling to the GARP Partnership for Risk Education. The MSc programme in Finance and Risk Management offered by the Management School is a highly rigorous programme delivered by a top-notch faculty. Students pursuing this degree should find themselves well prepared for the rigors of the FRM certification program and ready to embark on a career in the global risk management profession."
The MSc Finance and Risk Management covers at least 70% of the GARP body of knowledge and professional conduct learning objectives required for the FRM Part I examination. In addition, a number of Scholarships will be available on a competitive basis for students who wish to undertake the Financial Risk Manager exams.
By aligning the course with the FRM curriculum, rigorous academic learning is coupled with practitioner-driven insight and certification. Through this combination, students are better prepared to succeed in the challenging field of risk management.