The programme provides you with a unique opportunity to achieve a postgraduate qualification in the area of applied alternative investments. This professional diploma is accredited by University College Dublin and delivered over one academic year.
Who is this programme for?
Alternative assets - which include hedge funds, commodities, private equity, structured products and real assets investments - are becoming mainstream investments which are predicted to grow significantly.
The Professional Diploma in Applied Alternative Investments is for professionals working in the funds industry, and will develop your expertise in the growing alternative assets market.
How you will benefit
The overall aim of the programme is to develop your technical knowledge and skills in alternative investments. It will:
•Advance your knowledge and understanding of valuation issues relevant to alternative investments and alternative investment funds.
•Progress your understanding of long-term trends in the demand for alternative investments.
•Deepen your knowledge and expertise in the range of alternative investment strategies.
•Introduce the relevance and importance of alternative investments to various types of investors.
•Develop your knowledge of legal and regulatory issues affecting alternative investment funds.
When you successfully complete the three modules of this programme, you will be awarded the Professional Diploma in Applied Alternative Investments from UCD (at postgraduate level 9).