The programme emphasises ‘problem solving’ through a combination of theoretical principles and empirical tools. Successful graduates are equipped with a wide range of economic, financial, quantitative and communication skills, thus opening up a diverse set of career opportunities, both within and outside the financial sector.
The 2-year MSc in Economics and Financial Risk Analysis at Maynooth University is a great opportunity for interested candidates to ready themselves for a career in financial services. Without requiring any background in Finance, students who are ready to make this important investment can expect to earn high returns in their future careers. This Economic and Financial Risk Analysis programme from Maynooth University has the potential to open up career opportunities across the globe.
As financial markets become more integrated, the career prospects of our graduates have become greatly enhanced. Recent graduates are currently enjoying successful careers in credit risk management, insurance, hedge fund management, and investment and retail banking in the private sector. The diverse career paths reflect the adaptability and flexibility of our graduates.
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- Investments (Portfolio Selection & Analysis)
- Derivatives: Forwards, Futures & Swaps
- Financial Accounting
- Financial Accounting for Non-accountants
- Advanced Financial Accounting
- Intermediate Microeconomics
- Intermediate Quantitative Analysis for Economics and Business
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesBanking and Investment View 3 other Masters in Banking and Investment in Ireland
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An honours primary degree in any discipline, or equivalent. Students without any knowledge of Finance or Economics are strongly advised to have a good background in Statistics and Quantitative Methods and/or to be prepared to undertake substantial independent study to equip themselves with the expected level of Economics and Finance.
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International14000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA6500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6500 EUR per year during 24 months.
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.