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

The MSc in Financial Services 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. 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.

  • To prepare 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


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

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Antoinette Flynn
Email
antoinette.flynn@ul.ie
Phone
+353 61 202106