Malta University / Department of Insurance/ Insurance and risk management
To prepare yourself for a dynamic career in the ever growing Financial Services industry. Learn about different types of risks, risk identification, risk measurement, risk mitigation and risk transfer, the various jobs available within the industry and prepare the road to join the number of professionals and specialists in the area.
The general aim of the Bachelor of Commerce degree in Insurance, the B.Com. (Hons) Insurance and Risk Management, the M.A. Insurance and Risk Management and the M.Sc. Insurance and Risk Management will provide the formal educational requirements for students to function competently in professional, specialist and managerial positions in both the private and public sectors.
Insurance and risk management touch every aspect of daily life and business. When we wake up in the morning, we accept risk of potential injury to others and ourselves. When we operate our business, we encounter risks to our business property, reputation, and livelihood. It is what allows our lives and the economy to operate smoothly in spite of the risks and the reality that ‘bad things’ will occasionally happen and what makes us complete when things go wrong in both our personal and business lives and ensures business continuity.
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. It will help prepare you for a number of different jobs including becoming an actuary, an agent or broker, a claims adjuster, a customer service representative, a field representative, a loss control specialist, an underwriter a risk manager and internal auditor, compliance Manager, portfolio manager, portfolio analyst, portfolio advisor, etc.