The Financial Data Science programme from University College Dublin is suitable for graduates of engineering, computer science, mathematics, and business (with quantitative modules), with a talent for and interest in applying data science to problems particular to the realm of financial services.
What are the benefits?
- UCD College of Business has a significant number of academics who are leaders in the area of financial data science and digital technology and financial services.
- Immerse yourself in how financial markets operate and the ongoing FinTech revolution in this space.
- The programme features the theory and practice of cutting-edge quantitative analysis, optimisation, data science and machine learning on real financial data sets.
- Graduates will attain skills and understanding in software programming, databases and applications of machine learning in finance.
- Options include a FinTech start-up incubator program in the Summer Trimester in partnership with Nova UCD, (which offers guidance and support in bringing start-up ideas to market).
Graduates of the MSc in Financial Data Science will find career opportunities in the following areas:
- Data science
- Financial Services
- Investment Management
- Risk Management
- Banking & Credit Risk
- Quantitative Methods for Finance
- Capital Markets & Instruments
- Derivative Securities
- Financial Analysis
- Financial Econometrics
- Financial Theory
- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.
DisciplinesFinance Accounting Data Science & Big Data View 56 other Masters in Finance in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- TRANSCRIPTS - Your full, official transcripts. Please note we require official documentation. If you have not completed your undergraduate degree, please send us the most up-to- date version of all years studied so far.
- CV - Please include an updated CV detailing all relevant work experience and extra-curricular activity. It is useful to demonstrate leadership skills.
- REFERENCES - Two references are generally required, preferably one academic and one professional.
- ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION - Feel free to send us other information that you believe will help your application.
International24900 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24900 EUR per year during 18 months.
EU/EEA19000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19000 EUR per year during 18 months.
- EU: €9,500 per year
- Non-EU: €10,250 per year
Living costs for Dublin
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