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Maynooth University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
14000 EUR/year
6500 EUR/year
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About

The MA in Finance at Maynooth University is a stimulating and challenging programme that provides international quality training in Economics, Finance and Econometrics.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Through a combination of theoretical principles and empirical tools, the programme emphasises ‘problem solving’ and equips successful graduates with economic, financial, quantitative and communication skills that are highly sought by employers in the public and private sectors.

Career options:

The MA Finance at Maynooth University  could be the most important investment in your career. As financial markets become more integrated across the globe, the career prospects of our graduates have become greatly enhanced, as graduates are equipped for a wide variety of careers. 

Graduates of this programme have excellent employment records at home and abroad, with graduates working in most of the major financial centres of the world, e.g. New York, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, as well as Dublin. Recent graduates are currently enjoying careers in stockbroking, bond trading, investment strategy, portfolio fund management and investment and retail banking in the private sector. 

Others have taken up research positions at the Central Bank of Ireland, while some have continued to Ph.D. programmes to pursue an academic career. The diverse career paths reflect the adaptability and flexibility of our graduates.

Accreditation

Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland, Maynooth University (NUI Maynooth) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microeconomics 
  • Macroeconomics 
  • Fundamentals of Econometrics 
  • Econometrics
  • Financial Economics 
  • Advanced Derivatives 
  • Financial Risk Analysis 
  • Industrial Organisation 
  • Labour Economics 
  • Thesis 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
95
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

The degree is targeted at high quality students with a strong background in Economics, Finance or with strong quantitative skills. In particular, students are eligible for admission if they have obtained the equivalent of at least a 2.1 grade in:

  • an honours degree in Finance or Economics, or a degree in which Finance or Economics formed a substantial component
  • an honours degree in which there was a substantial quantitative component, such as Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematical Physics or Statistics
  • a postgraduate conversion course such as a Higher Diploma in Finance or similar.
Applicants with a high 2.2 in an undergraduate Economics or Finance degree, but with 2.1 standard in key modules, may also be eligible and will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the Admissions Director.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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