Corporate Finance

The MSc in Corporate Finance is a one-year, full-time programme that prepares graduates for a wide range of careers in the financial sector.

This programme is designed to equip you with analytical and decision-making skills relevant to the finance industry. It combines specialist knowledge, practical insight and an advanced understanding of corporate finance theory and practice.

In addition to the core academic modules, students will be exposed to a variety of learning technologies to develop their skills for practice in a global business environment. The MSc in Corporate Finance is accredited by ACCA, Chartered Financial Analysts and Chartered Accountants Ireland.

Potential careers include roles in investment banking, commercial banking, fund management, insurance, corporate finance services, and in finance divisions of firms in other industries and sectors.

Subjects taught

Course Outline
Indicative list of Modules

Accounting and Financial Analysis
Intermediate Corporate Finance
Accounting for Management
Intermediate International Financial Reporting and Analysis
Business & Society (Ethics)
Applied Portfolio Management
Advanced Corporate Finance
Accounting for Management Control
Advanced International Financial Reporting
Global Economics for International Managers
Derivatives & Risk Management
Summer Schools X2

Managing Organisational Performance
Analytical and Communications Skills Development
Or

12 Week Work Placement*
*We will secure internship opportunities, but it is at the discretion of employers as to whether they shortlist and offer a position to applicants. In case a student cannot secure an internship, two summer schools must be completed.

Entry requirements

A H2.1 degree (NFQ Level 8 or equivalent) in:

(a) Business/Commerce to include a number of quantitative subjects such as Economics or Finance: or

(b) A quantitative-based degree such as Engineering, Mathematics, Physics and Economics.

Applicants should have demonstrated strong academic ability (a H1 or H2.1, or equivalent) in a number of quantitative modules in their degree such as mathematics, statistics or econometrics.

IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent, if applicable.

Credits

ECTS weighting 90

Duration

1 year full-time.

Enrolment dates

Next start date September 2024

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Career Opportunities
Careers include roles in investment banking, commercial banking, fund management, insurance, corporate finance services, and in finance divisions of firms in other industries and sectors.

Chartered Accountants Ireland - Professional Examination Exemptions
CAI have granted CAP 1 exemptions in three CAP 1 papers*:

Paper 1—Finance
Paper 2—Management Accounting
Paper 3—Financial Accounting
*Subject to achieving a minimum overall degree award of a 2.2 (second class honours grade two) and minimum examination performance in specified subjects.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    MSc

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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