Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Academic Year
Semester 2

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 10 x 4 Hours
Seminars / Tutorials 5 x 2 Hour Seminars


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment 3,000 Word Essay  30%
Semester Exam 3 Hours   70%
Supplementary Assessment Retake Failed Elements or Equivalent  30%
Supplementary Exam 3 Hours   Retake Failed Elements or Equivalent  70%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

Understand the role of risk assessment in business planning

Identify and assess various sources of business and scientific risk

Evaluate risk management strategies

Apply risk management tools and techniques

Assess the importance and impact of regulatory regimes on business unit performance


A series of 40 lectures and seminars

The aims of the module are:

To provide the student with a knowledge of the concepts and principles which are the building blocks of risk and regulations management and to build students’ ability/skills to allow them to approach and analyse a variety of risk and regulations issues and problems

It will achieve this by considering, for example, the following areas:

• Introduction to risk management

• The risk management process,

• The risk treatment plans,

• Risk management framework

• How to run an ERM risk assessment workshop

• Good risk management

Brief description

Risk and Regulations Management course discusses the issues of risk principles, risk management processes, theories, risk identification tools and techniques both quantitative and qualitative aspects, risk evaluation and monitoring.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Application of Number Understand national accounts and other international economic data.
Communication Discussion-based seminars – formal feedback provided Written communication via essay
Improving own Learning and Performance Directed independent study – formal feedback provided
Information Technology Information retrieval via electronic sources
Personal Development and Career planning Development of personal skills – independent learning and time management
Problem solving Develop creative thinking approaches to problem solving, and critically evaluate potential solutions to complex and challenging problems.
Research skills Sourcing information for essay preparation
Subject Specific Skills Student will understand the principles and application of risk management and regulation
Team work Group discussions/presentations – formal feedback provided


This module is at CQFW Level 7