The MSc in Corporate Finance is a one year 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 for 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.
Financial Statements Analysis; Management Accounting; Corporate Finance; Intermediate Financial Reporting; Business & Society (Ethics); Applied Portfolio Management; Advanced Financial Reporting; Advanced Corporate Finance—Asset & Equity Evaluation; Skills for Analysis & Communication; Accounting for Management Control; Derivatives & Risk Management; Global Economics; Analytical & Communications Skills Development; and Sustainable Finance & Accounting.
Summer schools in Accounting and Finance: Contemporary Global Issues. 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. If a student does not secure an internship, two summer schools must be completed.
Minimum Entry Requirements
An honours bachelor's degree in either (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, Economics, or Physics, with a minimum 2.1 award at NFQ Level 8 (or international Economics equivalent) in (a) or (b) above. Applicants should have demonstrated strong academic ability (a 2.1 or 1.1 grade, 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.
WHEN TO APPLY:
NUI Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
ECTS weighting 90
1 year full-time.
Post Course Info
This programme is designed to equip students with a thorough theoretical grounding in the key subjects relevant to the finance industry, with an emphasis on the ability to maximse shareholder value through short-and long-term planning and the implementation of appropriate financing and investment strategies.