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Master of Science (Risk Management)



Master of Science (Risk Management) by coursework is a 42-credit-hour programme which comprises the following:

Core Courses (21 credit hours)
BWFF5013 Corporate Financial Management
BWRR5063 Risk and Insurance
BWRR5013 Risk Management
BWRR5023 Enterprise Risk Management
BWRR5073 Risk Assessment and Decision Making
BWRR5083 Business Continuity and Crisis Management
BEER6013 Research Methods in Economics

Elective Courses (12 credit hours)
Choose any four (4) courses from the list below:

BPMN6023 Strategic Management
BWBB5133 Risk Management in Financial Institution
BWFF5053 Advanced Corporate Financial Management
BWFF5063 Financial Risk Management
BWFF5093 Corporate Governance
BWRR5043 Islamic Risk Management
BWRR5053 Employee Benefits Management
BWRR5093 Risk Management in Public and Non Profit Organization
BWRR5103 Sustainability Risk Management
BWRR5113 Project Risk Management

Project Paper (9 credit hours)
BPMZ6999 Project Paper


Students are required to:

1. Register and pass two (2) pre-requisite courses, i.e. SZRZ6014 Research Methodology and SCLE6014 Academic Writing with at least a B grade before they can pursue their research work.

2. Defend their proposal to a Committee, which comprises a chairperson and at least one examiner appointed by the School, as per requirement below:

a. Students must submit two (2) copies of their research proposals to the School at least 2 weeks prior to the proposal defence session;
b. The examiner(s) should provide written comments and recommend the status of the proposal at the end of the session;
c. Students are required to make amendments based on the comments and suggestions given by the examiner(s); and
d. The research proposal should comprise the following chapters:
• Chapter 1 : Background of the Study, Problem Statement, ResearchQuestions, Research Objectives, Scope of the Study, andSignificance of the Study.
• Chapter 2 : Literature Review
• Chapter 3 : Research Methodology
a. Research Framework
b. Hypotheses/ Propositions Development

3. Attend a viva voce session to defend their thesis, per requirement below:
a. Upon approval from their supervisor(s), students should fill “The Intent to Submit Form (ITS)” and submit it to the School together with two (2) copies of the thesis;
b. Students will be informed of the viva voce session by the School;
c. Students have to pay the viva voce fee before the session takes place.

4. Submit a written thesis:

a. Students should make corrections with guidance from the supervisor(s) based on comments and suggestions given by the examiners during the viva voce session.
b. Before binding the final thesis, students should obtain approval (or signature) from the School for certification of the thesis.
c. The thesis should be prepared in three (3) copies (two in hard cover and one in loose copy), all of which are to be submitted to the School.

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