• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The MSc in Financial Risk Management at Trinity College Dublin is designed specifically for graduates who have a primary undergraduate degree in a quantitative field and who are interested in how the tools of finance can be used to mitigate risks for corporations and society.

Overview

The MSc in Financial Risk Management at Trinity College Dublin will complement your foundation degree providing a thorough grounding in the concepts and techniques of financial risk management and providing you with the skills you need to lead, manage and create in today’s complex risk environment. 

Developed in consultation with industry, the MSc is designed to provide you with leading edge skills, embedded in a holistic framework.

Industry professionals, practitioners and consultants from around the world teach students how to forecast, react and minimalise risk within their chosen field. Trinity College is a university of the Professional Risk Manager’s international Association. Trinity Business School is an academic partner of GARP and the MSc in Financial Risk Management programme is officially recognised by GARP.   

The MSc Financial Risk Management students are in high demand after graduation. Many students build professional connections during their studies and go on to work in global companies such as Accenture, Deloitte, JP Morgan and Google. Many of our graduates also find their niche in smaller organisations and start-ups.   

Relevant Work Placement

On average, 92% of the Masters graduates secured employment at 6 months following programme completion.

Skills You Can Use

Trinity Business School is committed to achieving the highest level in academic excellence for our students.

Great Environment

The School is located in Dublin, the capital city of Ireland, a small open economy sitting at the intersection of global trade connections.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics of Contingent Claims
  • Corporate Finance
  • Credit Risk
  • Derivatives
  • Market Risk
  • Risk Quantification and Measurement
  • Operational Risk
  • Credit and Fixed Income Instruments

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A first or upper second-class honours degree, or equivalent. If you have yet to complete your degree, submit your most recent transcripts. If your transcript is not in English, please also supply a certified translation
  • Two academic referees
  • Work experience (optional)
  • An English competency exam (see below for accepted qualifications)
  • A GMAT score may be requested in certain cases

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21700 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    17100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17100 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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