Financial Services

University of Limerick

Financial Services

Key Fact:
A Bloomberg Trading Floor Certification is a supplemental award Key Fact with our MSc.

Subjects taught

Programme Content
Autumn Semester
• Financial Analysis & Governance
• Professional Development 1
• Global Finance & Capital Markets
• Trading Floor Certification
• Risk & Derivative Markets
• Corporate Responsibility
• Online Research Methods Module

Spring Semester
• Professional Development 2
• Wealth & Portfolio Management
• Research Methods in Finance 2

Electives – Choose 2;
• Econometrics
• Financial Regulation
• Insuring Risk in Nature & Industry
• Principles of International Tax
• Risk Analytics and Big Data

Electives – Choose 1:
• International Economic Issues
• Project Management in Practice
• Leadership, Influence & Change

Option to Exit with a Graduate Diploma in Financial Services,

Summer Semester
• Dissertation in Finance 1
• Dissertation in Finance 2
• International Business Workshop

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement will be a primary business degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) 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. An interview may also form part of the selection process.

Application dates

How to apply:
1. Choose your programme.
2. Check closing date for the programme.
3. Apply online at
4. Have your supporting documentation ready to upload.
5. Pay the application fee (€35 online / €40 bank draft or cheque).
6. Submit your application.


Qualification transcripts and certificates

A copy of your birth certificate/passport

If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice

If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:

• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
• English language competency certificate
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Guidelines on Completing your Application

To ensure a speedy assessment of your application, please upload the above documents with your application form.
Please title appropriately any documents you are uploading with the application form, for example "Supporting Statement", "Undergraduate Transcript", "Postgraduate Transcript", "English Language Certificate" etc.


1 year full-time.

Enrolment dates

Start Date: 09/Sep/2019

Post Course Info

Areas where graduates can expect to find employment include: Investment Banking, Corporate Banking, Private Banking, Fund Management, Debt and Equity Capital Markets, Treasury and Foreign Exchange, Investment Consulting, Risk Management, Compliance, Quantitative Financial Analysis, Sales, Trading and Research. The Dissertation element of the programme allows students to specialise in their particular area of interest.

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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