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Financial Risk Management

The Trinity MSc in Financial Risk Management is designed specifically for graduates who have a primary undergraduate degree in a quantitative field and who are interested in how the tools of finance can be used to mitigate risks for corporations and society. Trinity College is a university partner of the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association, one of the world’s leading risk management bodies. Our programme will complement your foundation degree providing a thorough grounding in the concepts and techniques of financial risk management and providing you with the skills you need to lead, manage and create in today’s complex risk environment. Developed in consultation with industry, the MSc is designed to provide you with leading edge skills, embedded in a holistic framework.

Entry requirements

Admission to the course is competitive, and is normally restricted to graduates who have achieved an upper second class honours degree or better in finance or a quantitative subject such as economics, mathematics, statistics, operational research, informatics, computer science, physics, or engineering.


1 year full-time

Further enquiries

Telephone Number +353-1-896 4299

Course Email

Subjects taught

The course comprises 8 core taught modules, 4 elective taught modules, and a dissertation module. An indicative list of modules can be obtained from the course website:

Assessment method

The course is assessed based on a combination of assigned coursework, written examination, and a dissertation.

Application date

Closing Date 30th June 2017

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake September 2017

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