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The Department of Insurance offers a stimulating and rewarding undergraduate degree in Insurance at the B.Com. Level and Insurance and Risk Management at the B.Com.(Hons) level. The Insurance programme is very popular with undergraduate students because it provides a solid foundation for the students’ future successful careers in various sectors of the economy.

The Insurance and Risk Management programme is revised each year to ensure that it remains relevant and up-to-date with recent developments in the financial markets. It provides students with an excellent background with which to proceed to the MA in Insurance and Risk Management offered by the department or any other M.Sc., M.A. or M.B.A. programmes offered both locally and abroad

This programme is designed to develop foundation specialist knowledge across but not limited to core areas such as:

·       Actuarial Science

·       Risk Management

·       Underwriting

·       Claims Management

·       Portfolio Management

·       Investment Advise

·       Brokerage

·       Financial Regulations and Compliance

·       Corporate Governance and Conduct

·       Re-insurance

·       Audit Management

·       Compliance

·       Insurance Asset and Liability Management

·       Cyber Risk

·       InsurTech

The goal is to prepare professionals for the risk and insurance industry in both the private and public sectors, by offering insights into today’s challenging and complex world, by formal education (i.e. quality teaching aimed at developing quality graduates who provide tangible contributions to the organisations that employ them) and informal education (internships, field trips and Simulation games).




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