MSc Finance and Risk Management Accreditation – Global Association of Risk Professionals

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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).

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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.