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Financial Services, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Limerick, Ireland
The MSc in Financial Services offered at University of Limerick was designed to equip students with the balance of academic knowledge and technical skills required for high value-added positions in the Financial Services industry in Ireland and abroad.

Overview

Program Details

In particular, the MSc in Financial Services curriculum has been designed to facilitate subsequent professional accreditation within the international Financial Services industry, thereby underpinning both the long-term value and the international portability of the MSc as a postgraduate qualification.

  • To prepare University of Limerick students for high-level professional positions in the Financial Services industry
  • To provide an opportunity for students to engage in significant and appropriate research
  • To provide a source of highly skilled graduates to help underpin the growth of the Financial Services industry in Ireland

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Analysis & Governance
  • Professional Development 
  • Global Finance & Capital Markets
  • Trading Floor Certification
  • Derivative Markets
  • Corporate Responsibility
  • Wealth & Portfolio Management
  • Econometrics
  • Financial Engineering
  • Financial Regulation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

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General Requirements

  • Qualification transcripts and certificates
    • English language qualification if English is not your first language
    • Certified English translations of your transcripts/certificates where the originals are in a language other than English.
    • A copy of your birth certificate/passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13814 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13814 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8432 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8432 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Limerick

  • 850 - 1150 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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