Taught course

Financial Services

Institution
University of Limerick · Kemmy Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement will be a primary business degree with an award of Second Class Honours Grade 2. Applicants with relevant professional qualifications and experience and/or with an appropriate honours degree in a cognate discipline may also be considered for admission. Subject to the discretion of the course team and the University Admissions Office, applicants may be required to take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), and achieve a satisfactory score in it. An interview may also form part of the selection process.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is designed to equip students with the balance of academic knowledge and technical skills that are required for high value-added positions available in the Financial Services industry. In particular, the MSc 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.
Semester 1
International Corporate Finance; Financial Information Analysis; Banking and Portfolio Management; Derivative Instruments. Research methods in finance
Semester 2
International Monetary Economics; Integrated Risk Management; Financial Engineering; Taxation of Financial Services; Dissertation.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the Universities English Language Requirements. Please visit http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/non-european-applicants for the list of requirements

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 Finbarr Murphy
Email
finbarr.murphy@ul.ie
Phone
+353 61 213347
Fax
+353 61 213188