100% Online MBA Risk Management

Aims and Outcomes

Programme Aims

The overall aim of the MBA Risk Management programme is to provide you with the opportunity to engage in a Higher Education experience using a flexible and distributed learning approach that will enhance your ability to develop and lead a sustainability agenda that focuses on change in the financial sector. In particular this award will:

  • Further develop relevant business, risk management and organisation knowledge, both academic and professional, in line with postgraduate standards/benchmarks;
  • Develop critical reflection skills and engagement with organisational and professional theory to understand, and where appropriate, challenge existing individual and organisational perspectives and practices (with a particular focus on risk management);
  • Develop, and where appropriate apply, new knowledge to add value by enhancing organisational capability;
  • Develop understanding of an organisation’s strategic focus and environment, and the impact of the inter-relationship between the organisation’s resources and clients in the evolving global environment;
  • Develop commitment to continuous personal and professional development, independence and reflective learning;
  • Develop particular expertise and understanding in the fields of business and risk management.

    • Duration

      Minimum 12 months, maximum 5 years.

    • Study Online, graduate on-campus

      Our MBAs are available 100% Online but you are invited to attend the graduation ceremony held in York, England. Attendance to the graduation ceremony is entirely optional.

    • Delivery Method

      100% online via OnlineCampus (an interactive online learning environment) with intensive class discussion and collaboration.

    • Places

      The number of places per term is strictly limited to 90.

    • Ranking

      The University of Cumbria is ranked number 8th in the World for Quality Education by the Times Higher Education in 2020.

      In a study commissioned by Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance (2020) on over 9,500,000 previous university students in the UK, the University of Cumbria is ranked in the top three higher-education institutions in the North of the UK for students who go on to start or manage a business.

    • Terms

      Four terms per year (winter, spring, summer and autumn).

    • Tuition Fees

      12,000 CHF (Swiss Francs). You might be eligible for a bursary of 2000 CHF (Swiss Francs) reducing your tuition fees to 13,000 CHF (Swiss Francs). This fee includes online library access (including ebooks), OnlineCampus access, graduation fees, and University matriculation fees. Fees are payable in interest free instalments, however, the programme is not eligible for UK Postgraduate Loans for Master’s Study. The fees are for the entire programme, and include all the courses as well as supervision for the final dissertation.

    • Accreditation and Recognition

      The University of Cumbria MBA programmes offered online in exclusive partnership with the Robert Kennedy College are Recognised Worldwide. Once you complete your studies at Robert Kennedy College, you will receive a degree from the University of Cumbria. The University of Cumbria received the University title, and degree awarding powers, from Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council. It is fully recognised by the British Government and duly listed on the United Kingdom’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills list of recognised UK awarding institutions.