This programme is specifically designed with dedicated courses to deepen your understanding of the forces driving the global economy and the operations of international financial markets. The programme provides a rigorous foundation on the theory of international finance and the necessary technical skills used in applied financial markets analysis, with a particular emphasis on fundamental tools for financial analysis such as R, Python, and Excel.
The programme includes such modules as: Macroeconomic Theory and Policy; International Finance; Financial Econometrics 1 (Time Series Analysis); Seminar in Financial Economics 1 (Portfolio Theory); Quantitative Methods in Finance; International Monetary Economics; Applied Portfolio Management; and Seminar in Financial Economics 2 (Derivatives and Risk Management). Students also complete a minor dissertation.
3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE
1. Unique programme and specialisations: This is the only master's programme offered in Ireland that specialises in international finance.
2. The programme places special emphasis on current issues in international economic policy.
3. It concentrates on recent developments in the areas of multinational investment flows, the dynamics of exchange rates, risk management and asset pricing.