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Minor Title Minor in Risk Management
Offered to students admitted to Year 1 in 2017-2018
Objectives:

The Minor in Risk Management aims to provide interested students with basic concepts of risk management and fundamental skills of employing various statistical techniques for managing risk. The minor curriculum is particularly designed for students from different majors to enhance their interests in Risk Management or to complement their major of study.

Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this programme, students should be able to:
PLO 1 :

acquire basic understanding and identify the generic risk management issues and techniques (by means of coursework, tutorial classes and project-based learning in the curriculum)

PLO 2 :

apply elementary methods and models for risk assessment and management (by means of coursework, tutorial classes and project-based learning in the curriculum)

PLO 3 :

acquire and interpret relevant data and information for risk management (by means of coursework, tutorial classes and project-based learning in the curriculum)

Impermissible Combination:

Major in Computing and Data Analytics
Major in Risk Management
Major in Statistics
Minor in Statistics

Required courses (42 credits)
1. Introductory level courses (12 credits)
Disciplinary Electives (12 credits)
At least 12 credits from List A and List B, with at least 6 credits from List B:
List A
STAT1601 Elementary statistical methods (6)
STAT1602 Business statistics (6)
STAT1603 Introductory statistics (6)
STAT2601 Probability and statistics I (6)
List B
STAT2602 Probability and statistics II (6)
STAT2603 Data management with SAS (6)
2. Advanced level courses (30 credits)
Disciplinary Electives (30 credits)
At least 30 credits selected from the following courses:
STAT3609 The statistics of investment risk (6)
STAT3610 Risk management and insurance (6)
STAT3611 Computer-aided data analysis (6)
STAT3612 Data mining (6)
STAT3614 Business forecasting (6)
STAT3615 Practical mathematics for investment (6)
STAT3618 Derivatives and risk management (6)
STAT4601 Time-series analysis (6)
STAT4603 Current topics in risk management (6)
STAT4606 Risk management and Basel Accords in banking and finance (6)
STAT4607 Credit risk analysis (6)
STAT4608 Market risk analysis (6)
 
Notes:

1. Double counting of credits is not permissible for major-minor or double-minors combinations. For a course appears as a core course ("disciplinary core") in the major-minor or double-minors, students have to make up the credits by taking replacement course in the minor. For details, please refer to "Students taking double Majors, Major-Minor or double Minors with overlapping course requirements" in the BSc syllabuses.

Remarks:

Important! Ultimate responsibility rests with students to ensure that the required pre-requisites and co-requisite of selected courses are fulfilled. Students must take and pass all required courses in the selected primary science major in order to satisfy the degree graduation requirements.



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