Finance (Banking and Risk Management), M.Sc. | University College Cork | Cork, Ireland
M.Sc. On Campus

Finance (Banking and Risk Management)

12 months
18900 EUR/year
10630 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Finance (Banking and Risk Management) course at University College Cork It involves an advanced study of the theory and practice of investment, banking and risk management. You will study advanced Finance, Financial Economics and Quantitative Financial Techniques through data analysis software such as Python which is very much in demand by the industry.


Learning outcomes

The Finance (Banking and Risk Management) course at University College Cork brings you into direct contact with financial markets, their issues and practices through practitioner seminars and visiting speakers throughout the year, across all modules.

In this course:

  • you will be trained in financial research, consulting, and professional report writing
  • you will be taught about the quantitative methods relevant to the financial sector and required for PhD-level research
  • your interpersonal, organisational, and leadership competencies will be developed
  • your oral and written communication skills will be improved through assignments, dialogue, exercises, presentations, etc.

Our blended learning approach to education combines lectures, projects, seminars, group discussions, presentations, and both individual and group reports.  

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fund Management and Evaluation
  • Equity Valuation
  • Asset Pricing
  • Derivative Securities
  • International Finance
  • Financial Institutions and Money Markets

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

The course is open to applicants with a second class honours grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ Level 8) or equivalent in a business subject


Applicants with a 2.1 degree or equivalent postgraduate qualification in a related subject with a quantitative element such as mathematics, statistics, engineering, science, etc. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18900 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10630 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10630 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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