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Master of Science in Finance

Programme Purpose

The programme has been designed in consultation with industry to provide candidates with the advanced analytical, statistical and financial skills for decision-making within the modern and dynamic financial services sector. Graduates will be accomplished in the application of advanced quantitative tools and financial models and techniques within a range of business and financial settings. In particular, the course will provide graduates with the techniques and applied knowledge necessary to select, analyse and utilise advanced financial concepts within the setting of investment management and capital markets. The programme will foster the necessary analytical and decision-making skills and help students develop the rigorous competences in financial subjects required to to become effective decision makers in the financial industry. More particularly, learners will develop the quantitative skills and learn the latest econometrics and data analysis techniques needed to understand the functioning of capital markets and financial choices. They will also be encouraged to explore the latest thinking in financial economics, to develop mastery of techniques and methods of analysis useful to solve financial problems, and to become confident operating in specialist areas such as portfolio theory, asset pricing, and corporate finance.

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Dublin City

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Centres offering Master of Science in Finance

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National College of Ireland Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1, D01 Y300 01 4498500