The MSc in Finance has been designed in consultation with industry to provide candidates with the advanced analytical, statistical and financial skills for decision making within the modern and dynamic financial services sector. Graduates of the MSc in Finance will be accomplished in the application of advanced quantitative tools and financial models and techniques within a range of business and financial settings.
The MSc in Finance will provide graduates with the techniques and applied knowledge necessary to select, analyse and utilise advanced financial concepts within the setting of investment management and capital markets.
The learning environment for the course is practical and applied in nature and on completion graduates will be able to think independently, make informed and effective decisions and proactively troubleshoot financial and technical business problems. Graduates from the MSc in Finance will be able to apply advanced research skills and critically evaluate seminal, as well as contemporary literature, paradigms and concepts which underpin the operation of international capital markets and the investment management process.
Applicants will normally hold a level 8 honours degree (min 2.2) in finance or a cognate field of study.
The college operates a Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) scheme meaning applicants who do not meet the normal academic requirements may be considered based on relevant work and other experience. This may be assessed using a written application and/or interview.
You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://www.ncirl.ie/Courses/NCI-Course-Details/course/MSCFIND
The course is for those wishing to embark on a career in investment management or individuals in all areas of financial management who wish to progress their career.