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Risk Masters Careers

Students and others at a panel session

Graduates from the Risk Masters are enjoying huge success at entering the job market and have progressed on to a range of employment and career development opportunities. These range from further study, to consultancy, humanitarian focused disaster risk reduction roles and community resilience support officers. Former students are thus playing a key role in managing hazard and risk around the world for example with UNICEF, US Homeland Security, UK Government and the Risk Industry more widely. Jobs including working as:

MA in Risk

  • International risk management (e.g. UNICEF humanitarian support and UNICEF emergency hazard management, Afghan Ministry of Public Health, Rocinantes NGOs
  • Public Health (e.g. Advisor, Afghanistan)
  • Fast Track Civil Service
  • Asset Management (e.g. with Thames Water and PwC)
  • Research (e.g. Research Assistant at the Cambridge University, Centre for Risk Studies)
  • Teaching (e.g. University of Hong Kong, Schools in UK)
  • Trainee Solicitors
  • PhD Research

MSc in Risk

  • Emergency Management Analysts (e.g. in USA, and Nepal)
  • Regional Flood Officer with The National Flood Forum
  • Senior Geologist with National Space Research and Development Agency (Nigeria)
  • Catastrophe modellers (Amlin, RMS)
  • Resilience planning officer (e.g. with Edinburgh and Newcastle City Councils)
  • Brokers and researchers in re-insurance (Catlin, Liberty Syndicates, Marsh, Aviva, Channel Syndicates, Waterman Group, AXIS)
  • Environmental consultants working in risk (e.g. JBA, Halcrow, Tiscali, Ambiental, URS, Aurecon, AECOM)
  • International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Nepal
  • PhD Research