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Programme Overview

Ambitious students with an educational background in Economics, Finance or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subjects and with a proven quantitative talent will be ideally suited to this programme.

This course covers a broad range of subjects related to the mathematical modelling of financial markets and the pricing and hedging of financial securities. The course equips you with the necessary theoretical, mathematical and computational skills needed to pursue a career in quantitative finance. If you are a competitive student looking for a career in finance that will use your quantitative talents to the full, this is the course for you.

For graduates wishing to pursue further the theoretical dimension to the discipline, the curriculum content provides the perfect basis for a Ph.D. in Finance.

The course was awarded Risk Management Accreditation by the Professional Risk Managers International Association (PRMIA), confirming the suitability of the course for preparing graduates for a career as professional risk managers. Graduating students obtain exemptions to PRMIA level 1 and 2 exams.

Quick Facts

95%*

% Employed after 6 months

12 Months

Full-Time Programme Duration

24 months

Part-Time Programme Duration

September 2018

Starting

Current Class Profile

36

Class size

24

Average Age

33% / 67%

Females/Males

5

Nationalities

64%

International class %

The Smurfit Experience

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Events

Jan

31

Quinn Pop Up Stand January 2018

UCD Lochlann School of Business

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Feb

7

MSc Open Evening

Carysfort Ave, Blackrock, Co. Dublin

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Feb

22

MSc Information Webinar (Europe) February 2018

Webinar

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Apr

25

PT Post Experience & Executive Development Open Evening

Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin

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