|Duration: 12 months / 24 months||
|Fees Full Time : €14,900 EU
€16,500 Non EU
|Fees Part Time : €7,500 pa EU
€8,800 pa Non EU
|Schedule: Full Time / Part Time|
The programme is aimed at those with a business or business-related background who want to pursue a career in the financial services sector. It is available to those wanting to study full-time or part-time. Part-time study classes are scheduled throughout the day and evening during the week so employer support is essential.
Now 40 years old - the first intake was in 1971 - the MSc in Finance at UCD Smurfit School was the first and still is the premier finance masters programme in Ireland. This programme combines specialist knowledge and a practical understanding of finance with research into the financial services industry. It focuses, in particular, on corporate finance and the investment markets.
The MSc in Finance aims to advance your understanding of finance theory and practice and its relevance in the marketplace. It encourages you to develop creative and analytical approaches to problem-solving and to enhance your interpersonal and leadership skills.
You will acquire a strong understanding of financial processes and procedures and develop the knowledge and skills (both professional and personal) necessary for a career in finance.
After completing the MSc in Finance you will have:
Furthermore this programme will enable you to:
You will develop a comprehensive understanding of financial theory and a mastery of econometrics, which are highly valued by employers in the financial services sector.
The MSc in Finance from UCD Smurfit School receives special recognition as a CFA partner with the CFA Institute. This means that the programme contains at least 70% of the CFA candidate body knowledge, so you will benefit from a head start on the internationally recognised CFA qualification.