Taught course

Finance and Information Systems

Institution
University of Limerick · Kemmy Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

This programme is aimed at highly numerate business graduates from Ireland and abroad with a specialisation in Economics and/or Finance. Minimum entry requirements include a primary degree (NQF Level 8) at Second Class Honours standard or equivalent. Applicants should have prior taught exposure to basic information systems or demonstrate competency in this area. An interview may form part of the application process.Applicants who do not hold a Level 8 qualification but who hold professional qualificatins and/or have relevant practical experience are eligible to apply for the programme in accordance with guidelines on the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

This joint programme between the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick and the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUIG has been developed to meet ongoing up-skilling and re-training needs of specific sectors of the regional economy (business, financial services, ICT etc.) while also building upon both Universities' complementary teaching strengths and areas of expertise.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This joint programme between the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick and the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUIG has been developed to meet ongoing up-skilling and re-training needs of specific sectors of the regional economy (business, financial services, ICT etc.) while also building upon both Universities' complementary teaching strengths and areas of expertise.

Modules for Semester 1 are delivered at the University of Limerick. Students will attend the National University of Ireland, Galway for Semester 2 modules. Students complete the programme between May and August by completing either a grouped project at NUI Galway or a research dissertation at the University of Limerick.

Information for international students

In the case of international applicants, the overseas equivalent as determined by the Course Team in consultation with UL Graduate School. Where candidates are non-native English language speakers, certified demonstrable achievement in TOEFL and/or IELTS will be required.

Fees and funding

The University of Limerick is offering 10 taught postgraduate scholarships to potential applicants for the 2014/15 academic year. The value of each scholarship is €2,000. The successful candidates will receive the scholarship in the form of a reduced fee. The Scholarships will be allocated by the faculties on the basis of financial need and personal statement from the applicants. For more information on how to apply please visit http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/scholarship-funding

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr. Fergal O'Brien
Email
fergal.g.obrien@ul.ie
Phone
+353-61-202718