M.Sc. On Campus


Trinity College Dublin

12 months
22300 EUR/year
17600 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Ranked 1st in Ireland and 27th in the world by the 2020 Financial Times Masters in Finance (pre-experience), this specialist programme from Trinity College Dublin is designed for students who wish to develop their careers in the financial services arena.


Delivered by expert faculty and leading finance practitioners, students will receive the highest analytical and practical training possible. Trinity Business School is partnered with the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association and affiliated to Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute – both of whom have recognised the academic rigour and industry-relevant skills taught to students. 

Students will take active part in finance simulations in trading, portfolio management and investments. All designed to simulate the world of global business in which you will work. Students will learn to use the Bloomberg Professional Service – the financial market system used by more than 320,000 decision-makers in business and finance globally – to gain an edge in a competitive job market. This hands-on experience will teach students to generate league tables and gain insight into company performance and cyclical trends. Students can also choose to work towards a professional certificate in Bloomberg.Dublin is Ireland's Financial Services Centre, home to many of the world’s leading banks and financial services organisations. Trinity Business School is located only minutes away and students have access to industry speakers and networking events.

The MSc in Finance programme from Trinity College Dublin supports applications from CFA candidates and members. The Director of the Programme will evaluate these qualifications as one of the admissions criteria strengthening the application. Following the completion of the MSc in Finance programme students are encouraged to apply for CFA examinations in December of the graduation year and afterwards. There are also several CFA scholarships awarded to successful MSc in Finance students in May/June each year.

MSc Finance Career Opportunities

Our MSc Finance students are in high demand after graduation. Many students build professional connections during their studies and go on to work in global companies such as Accenture, Deloitte, JP Morgan and Google. Many of our graduates also find their niche in smaller organisations and start-ups.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Financial Statement Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Derivatives
  • Econometrics
  • Credit and Fixed Income Instruments
  • Advanced Statement Analysis
  • Portfolio and Wealth Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Many of our courses fill in advance of September each year so our advice is to apply as early as possible.


140 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum 2.1 honours degree or international equivalent. If you have yet to complete your degree, submit your most recent transcripts. If your transcript is not in English, please also supply a certified translation;
  • Two academic referees;
  • Work experience (optional);
  • An English competency exam (see below for accepted qualifications);
  • A GMAT score may be requested in certain cases but is not required upon application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22300 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    17600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17600 EUR for the full programme during 12 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.


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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