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M.Sc. On Campus

Financial Data Science

University College Dublin

18 months
Duration
24900 EUR/year
19000 EUR/year
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About

This exciting new Financial Data Science programme from University College Dublin will equip students for a career addressing global business needs for data science expertise particularly in the financial services industry.

Overview

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).

Career Opportunities

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
  • FinTech

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • Capital Markets & Instruments
  • Derivative Securities
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Financial Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled. 

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24900 EUR per year during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    19000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19000 EUR per year during 18 months.

Part-Time 

  • EU: €9,500 per year 
  • Non-EU: €10,250 per year 

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.

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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