Admiral Group announced as Business School module sponsor

South Wales based insurance specialist Admiral Group has been announced as the newest sponsor for one of Swansea University Business School’s Master’s modules in Finance.

Admiral logoThe module – Financial Derivatives and Risk Management – is a core component of the School’s long-established MSc in Finance and also its new MSc in Accounting and Finance.

The sponsorship takes the form of a £300 prize for the best performer on the module and the prize-winner will also get to visit the company.

The news was announced by Dr Maggie Chen, programme co-ordinator for the MSc Finance at Swansea, who said:  “I am delighted that Admiral Group has agreed to sponsor this important module. Their sponsorship will benefit our students hugely by giving them an insight into the real world of business and we are confident that this will prove to be a mutually beneficial partnership.”

Admiral is the second company to add its name to the School’s Master’s Portfolio, with IMC London providing sponsorship for another two modules on the MSc Finance.

The relationship was facilitated by Swansea Alumnus Anton Kossack, Business Analytics Manager at Admiral Group, who will also give a guest lecture to the students on the module, and provides a good fit with the Business School’s research expertise which includes general insurance and risk management.

For more information on the Admiral Group visit http://www.admiralgroup.co.uk/, and on Swansea University’s Business School visithttp://www.swansea.ac.uk/business/.