• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months


Key Features of the Programme

The structure of the MSc in International Economics focuses on accounting and finance from a global perspective. It is distinctive from other Accounting Masters programmes in that:

  • International aspects of economics are at the core of the programme.

  • The content reflects current developments in accounting and finance and thus students will gain a knowledge and skill base which is relevant to the needs of employers.

  • The Department of Accounting and Finance provides a thriving internationally focused atmosphere – we have students from across the globe.

  • Students are given training in information gathering and research in accounting and finance. These skills will be useful for a career in business and commerce.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Corporate Financial Management
  • International Financial Reporting
  • Quantitative Applications for Finance
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Research Methods I
  • Research Methods II
  • Advanced International Financial Reporting
  • Strategic Performance Management
  • Treasury Risk Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Part-time variant
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower 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).

The minimum entry requirements for the MSc in International Economics and associated stream are:

  • A minimum Second Class Honours (2.2) in a level 8 Business degree from a recognised third level institution with Accounting and/or Finance as a main component, or

  • An equivalent professional qualification such as ACCA or CIMA

  • For applicants whose first language is not English, the minimum English language requirement for entry to the programme is IELTS score 6.5 (or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8600 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
€5,390 per annum part-time or €6,300 for both full-time and part-time (16 months)

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.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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