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Finance & Information Systems

Your course
This joint MSc programme between NUI Galway and the University of Limerick (UL) has been developed to meet the upskilling and retraining needs of specific sectors of the economy, such as financial services and ICT), while also building upon each university’s strengths and areas of expertise. This MSc programme is, therefore, designed to develop, build and enhance finance and ICT capabilities and skills for people working in private and public sector contexts. Autumn semester is spent at University of Limerick; spring semester is taken at NUI Galway. A full list of modules is available at the course website.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements
This programme is aimed at highly numerate business graduates from Ireland and abroad with a specialisation in Economics and/or Finance, and with a relevant degree qualification from a university or other internationally recognised academic institution or authority, corresponding to Level 8 of the Irish National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ), to a minimum standard of Second Class Honours (or equivalent).


1 year.

Careers or further progression

Career opportunities
While covering key future skills needs, the programme provides students with an opportunity to update, build and improve key strengths and capabilities, redirect their careers and/or consider how they can create their own employment or develop new routes to employment. The programme aims to provide essential ICT technical skills, but equally aims to deliver financial management skills and financial decision-making acumen—critical for employees in the targeted industrial sectors and central to Ireland’s future economic growth.

Further enquiries

Dr Murray Scott
T: +353 91 495 286


1. This joint MSc takes advantage of the strategic alliance between NUI Galway and UL.

2. Students will benefit from the combined areas of expertise from both these institutions

3. Graduates will be qualified in an area identified by the Government as providing key future skills for Ireland.

Application date

Apply online via UL:

CLOSING DATE: 24 June 2017.

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