24 months
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14000 EUR/year
6500 EUR/year
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About

The two-year Economic and Financial Risk Analysis programme from Maynooth University provides international quality training in the fundamental concepts and tools required by the financial sector. It is specifically targeted at students who have an interest in a career in Finance but do not currently have sufficient background in the subject.

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Overview

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.

Career Options

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Econometrics
  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Maynooth

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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

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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