Risk Analytics

Risk Analytics is designed to train students to perform risk assessment and management, a high demand area of of the financial services sector.  Students will be introduced to:

1. concepts of risks analysis and management, including market, credit and operational risk; 

2. the theory of risk analysis, drawing from statistics, finance and computer science;

3. the practice of risk management.

Thus, both theory and practice are emphasised: students are to gain a conceptual framework and proper technical grounding for understanding risk, as well as learning how to actually practice risk analysis and management.

Method of assessment:

A 2-hour written examination (75%) and 25% based on a computer-based portfolio risk modelling project