The course provides advanced education in economic and financial risk analysis, and the opportunity for original research in this area. The prospective student is not required to have any prior background in Economics or Finance. This course provides rigorous graduate level training in Risk Analysis to a standard.
The two-year MSc Economic and Financial Risk Analysis provides international quality training in the fundamental concepts and tools required by the financial sector. It is specifically targeted at students who have an interest in a career in Finance but do not currently have sufficient background in the subject.
The programme emphasises 'problem solving' through a combination of theoretical principles and empirical tools. Successful graduates are equipped with a wide range of economic, financial, quantitative and communication skills, thus opening up a diverse set of career opportunities, both within and outside the financial sector.
This degree has enabled Maynooth University to become a GARP partner for Risk Education.