MSc Risk Management & Financial Engineering employment report – Class of 2019

Our MSc Risk Managment & Financial Engineering has an excellent worldwide reputation, attracting high calibre students from across the world. World-class teaching and tailored support from the Careers service maximises the potential of our students to become successful future leaders in the finance industry.

Please note all figures refer to graduates who were seeking employment and shared employment data with us.

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Employment data

Employed within six months (Finance Masters' programmes)
Employed in UK
Employed in Asset Management or Investment Banking
I think the greatest opportunity at Imperial has been the extensive networking exposure provided by industry leaders. We have had countless opportunities to attend recruitment presentations from almost all the leading banks, consulting firms and other industries.
MSc Risk Management & Financial Engineering 2019
Constantinos Christodoulou
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Employment by sector

Investment Banking: 14%
Quant & Financial Engineering: 13%
Consultancy: 9%
Accounting services: 9%
Asset & Investment Management: 8%
Finance - other: 8%
Corporate or Retail Banking: 8%
Other: 8%
Risk: 6%
Insurance & Pensions: 5%
Wealth Management: 5%
Sales & Trading: 4%
Research, Ratings & Information services: 3%
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Employment by region

London is considered to be a major financial centre and studying here allows you to have strong access to the industry. This, in combination with the networking events organised by the Business School, puts students in an advantageous position regarding employment opportunities.
MSc Risk Management & Financial Engineering 2020
Thea Constantinou

Employers and roles

Our MSc Risk Management & Financial Engineering students have gained employment at a wide range of companies, including:

Bank of America (BAML) Bloomberg BNP Paribas
China Merchants Bank Citi Deloitte
EY GF Securities ING
JP Morgan KPMG Moody's Analytics
PwC Siam Commercial Bank Société Générale
UBS United Overseas Bank Yuanta Securities

 Example roles that our MSc Risk Management & Financial Engineering students have secured include:

Actuarial Risk Advisory Associate Consultant
Corporate Analyst Global Data Analyst Investment Analyst
Junior Trader Risk Management Specialist Risk Modelling Analyst