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The MSc in Financial Services was designed to equip students with the balance of academic knowledge and technical skills required for high value-added positions in the Financial Services industry in Ireland and abroad. Includes Trading Floor Certification and an international business workshop. Facilitates subsequent professional accreditation within the international Financial Services industry.
The MSc in Financial Services was designed to equip students with the balance of academic knowledge and technical skills required for high value-added positions in the Financial Services industry in Ireland and abroad. In particular, the MSc curriculum has been designed to facilitate subsequent professional accreditation within the international Financial Services industry, thereby underpinning both the long-term value and the international portability of the MSc as a postgraduate qualification.
- To prepare students for high-level professional positions in the Financial Services industry
- To provide an opportunity for students to engage in significant and appropriate research
- To provide a source of highly skilled graduates to help underpin the growth of the Financial Services industry in Ireland
Double Degree Opportunity
This programme offers a dual degree opportunity at the following French partners: Audencia Business School (Nantes), Excelia Business School (La Rochelle), Neoma Business School (Reims or Rouen), Rennes Business School, and Toulouse Business School. The dual degree opportunity involves studying for a second year at the dual degree partner, at the end of which students will receive their MSc. from the University of Limerick as well as a Masters from the dual degree partner.
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Graduate Diploma in Financial Services
Content of modules can be found by using the search option on the book of modules.
The minimum entry requirement will be a primary business degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) with an award of Second Class Honours Grade 2. Applicants with relevant professional qualifications and experience and/or with an appropriate honours degree in a cognate discipline may also be considered for admission. Subject to the discretion of the course team and the University Admissions Office. An interview may also form part of the selection process.
WHAT TO INCLUDE WITH YOUR APPLICATION:
- Qualification transcripts and certificates
- A copy of your birth certificate/passport
- Supporting Statement
- If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice
If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
English language competency certificate
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Guidelines on Completing your Application
To ensure a speedy assessment of your application, please upload the above documents with your application form.
Please title appropriately any documents you are uploading with the application form, for example "Supporting Statement", "Undergraduate Transcript", "Postgraduate Transcript", "English Language Certificate" etc.
EU - € 10,162
Non- EU - €18,722
Further information on fees and payment of fees is available from the Student Fees Office website. All fee related queries should be directed to the Student Fees Office (Phone: +353 61 213 007 or email email@example.com.)
The MSc in Financial Services has been one of the most challenging and enjoyable years of my life. There will be times when you will be working crazy hours, but the satisfaction you get from getting through each semester is second to none and you will make friends for life through it. The lecturers have been a brilliant part of the course, all of whom have a wealth of experience and knowledge around each subject and something that really stands out is how approachable and helpful they are throughout…..
I am convinced it will give you all you need to pursue a career in financial services. If you are pondering whether you should do this I recommend it 100%!
Nessa Harney, graduate 2015
Areas where graduates can expect to find employment include: Investment Banking, Corporate Banking, Private Banking, Fund Management, Debt and Equity Capital Markets, Treasury and Foreign Exchange, Investment Consulting, Risk Management, Compliance, Quantitative Financial Analysis, Sales, Trading and Research. The Dissertation element of the programme allows students to specialise in their particular area of interest.