Trinity College Dublin


This highly ranked programme is designed for students who want to develop the analytical and technical skills required to succeed in modern finance. Delivered by expert faculty and leading finance practitioners, you will receive the highest analytical and practical training possible through Bloomberg training, finance simulations and real-life case studies. Graduates gain the skills required for a career in financial services, investment banking, fund management and insurance firms. Trinity Business School is partnered with the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association and affiliated to the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute – both of whom have recognised the academic rigour and industry-relevant skills taught in this programme. The MSc in Finance is ranked 5th across Ireland and UK in the prestigious Financial Times ranking 2020.

Subjects taught

This MSc. course is 90 credits delivered over one academic year. The taught component comprises modules totalling 60 credits. Students also complete a substantial research project, which accounts for a further 30 credits, to be eligible for consideration for the award of the degree.

Core Modules*
Advanced international financial statement analysis
Investment Theory
Corporate Finance
Econometrics & Data Science
Credit & Fixed Income Instruments
Portfolio & Wealth Management
International Residency Week

Elective Modules*
International Finance, Alternative Investments, Treasury Management , Venture Capital, Applied Investment Management & Trading, Finance, Energy Finance & Trading, Private Equity, English for Academic Purposes, Financial Markets & Institutions, Panel & Cross Sectional Data Analysis, Enterprise Risk Management, Trading Psychology & Behavioural Analysis, Business Ethics

* Modules subject to change

Dissertation – Your research project is the culmination of your degree, allowing you to demonstrate and apply the techniques and knowledge acquired from the taught modules to a problem of real world academic or managerial concern.

Entry requirements

• A first or upper second-class honours degree, or equivalent. If you have yet to complete your degree, submit your most recent transcripts. If your transcript is not in English, please also supply a certified translation
• Two academic referees
• Work experience (optional)
• An English competency exam
• A GMAT score may be requested in certain cases

Application dates

Closing Date: 31st March 2023


1 year full-time

Enrolment dates

Next Intake September 2020

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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