- A minimum 2.1 honours degree or international equivalent.
- 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.
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.
*Applicants with work experience are welcome to apply with one academic and one professional referee.
Months of entry
This programme is designed for students with a quantitative background who want to explore how financial tools can be used to mitigate risk for corporations and society. Students learn how to interpret and assess the risk of individual financial instruments and assets while critiquing modern finance from a risk perspective.
- Start Date: September 2023
- Duration: 12 months
- 1st in Ireland and 1st in World for Insurance, Risk and Actuarial Sciences (Eduniversal, 2022)
- Delivery: 12 taught modules. You will be assessed through a mixture of written exams and continuous assessment
- NFQ Level: 9
Industry professionals, practitioners and consultants from around the world teach students how to forecast, react and minimalize risk within their chosen field. Throughout the programme, students will learn about the three pillars of risk that influence industries across the globe:
- Market Risk;
- Credit Risk;
- Operational Risk.
Students will have the opportunity to receive training on Bloomberg through our specialised Bloomberg terminals. The programme also prepares students for the FRM examinations. FRM is the globally recognised professional designation for financial risk managers, giving students a competitive advantage in the global marketplace. Trinity College is also a partner of the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association, one of the world’s leading risk management bodies.
Fees and funding
The annual fees for the 2023/24 academic year are:
EU Students €19,200
Non-EU Students €24,600
EU status is based on residency rather than nationality. In order to qualify for EU fees, you will need to have resided within the EU during 3 of the previous 5 years.
Trinity allows all students to pay fees over two instalments. However, those travelling from VISA-required countries should check with their local VISA office as you may be required to pay the full amount in order to travel.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Trinity Business School