How You Study

The course structure of the MBA in Finance, Risk and Insurance is based on seven taught online/distance learning modules in Semester One and Semester Two with 60 (ECTS) credits focusing on management and leadership as well as finance, risk and insurance topics. The module “Introduction to Finance and Insurance” includes a non-compulsory induction week in the Black Forest.

In Semester Three, students will gain 30 ECTS and attend block seminars at Offenburg University’s Campus Gengenbach choosing one elective (modules offered may vary). In addition, research skills will be developed in order to prepare participants for their Master Thesis.

How You Are Assessed

The programme will be assessed through written examinations at the end of each semester, and attendance in person at the examinations in Offenburg is compulsory for all students. Written examinations may include short case studies, calculations, or multiple choice questions. Additionally, students will be assessed through coursework which my include essays or individual/group presentations.