Careers and opportunities for MSc Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management graduates

After graduating from our MSc Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management, your ability to use data analysis and critical thinking to evaluate problems can be applied immediately to a wide range of organisations.

Individuals with the ability to identify, assess, and manage risks effectively are increasingly sought-after by employers. After all, for many companies, risk management is a core, legal requirement.

With the expertise you gain on our course, you’ll be well-equipped to secure a role in your industry of specialisation. As you continue to gain experience, the transferrable skills you possess could also open you up to a variety of progression opportunities, including new industries.

Roles open to MSc graduates could include, but are not limited to:

Risk analysts working closely with organisations to detect, assess, and monitor the risks present to them. Risk analysts will also use their analysis skills to predict future trends and make recommendations based on them.

Risk managers identifying, evaluating, and managing risks that could threaten a company. They implement processes and procedures to minimise or avoid risks, in order to help safeguard both the organisation and its stakeholders.

Disaster managers, also known as emergency managers, helping prepare for and respond to disasters. They collaborate with other professionals in their field to organise plans that reduce risk and harm in the event of disasters like floods, hurricanes, and terrorist attacks.

Crisis management analysts planning and establishing responses to major crises that could occur within an organisation, from fires to security breaches. They also prepare recovery plans and help manage their execution.

Operational resilience managers helping companies adapt and successfully function during times of disruption or change. This includes setting up strategic frameworks that utilise insights from past events to prepare for future risks.

Risk officers aiding the consideration and mitigation of internal or external risks to an organisation. They also strive to ensure the company takes advantage of any opportunities that can place it in a competitively advantageous position.

Risk consultants collaborating with clients to assess the risks to which they may be vulnerable. Risk consultants use their expertise to develop well-informed frameworks and policies that minimise the chance of any loss to a client’s business.

Risk management is a major priority for many organisations and our MSc will give you the knowledge and experience to create a robust risk culture. You can start in February, May or September:

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