Taught course


Maynooth University · Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting

Entry requirements

The degree is targeted at high quality undergraduate students who have obtained at least a 2.1 degree in Economics or Finance or a degree with a substantial Mathematical quantitative component, such as Mathematics or Statistics, Engineering or Physics. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Months of entry


Course content

The MA Finance is structured to provide a diverse and challenging education. Covering Derivatives, Investment and Risk Management, this programme opens up a diverse set of career opportunities both within and outside the financial sector. The emphasis is on ‘education’ with graduates encouraged to think for themselves and become proficient in problem solving. Successful graduates attain economic, quantitative and communication skills that are highly sought by employers in the public and private sectors.

Information for international students

Minimum English language requirements: please visit Maynooth University International Office website for information about English language tests accepted and required scores. The requirements specified are applicable for both EU and non-EU applicants. Maynooth University's TOEFL code is 8850

Fees and funding

International students

For funding and scholarship opportunities see here: Fees, funding & scholarships

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting