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Banking & Finance - International

Please note due to the great demand for our programmes early applications are assessed when received and dealt with promptly. Therefore it is advisable to make early applications for an early response. If you do not yet have your final degree results this will not hinder your application as we are happy to issue conditional offer letters in such circumstances.

Applications are invited for this intensive two years full-time programme for finance graduates wishing to pursue a career in the financial services industry or a career in the finance function. Semester 3 of the taught Programme must be taken in the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Moscow. All Modules are taught through English. Students may study for longer than one Semester in the Financial University but must study for at least One Semester in each Institution in order to be eligible for a Dual Award.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have an honours degree (II.2) or higher with finance constituting a major part and will be assessed as to their general suitability.

Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate programmes satisfying the minimum entry requirement is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the programme of study applications will be assessed based on your academic grades and may also take into account your work/life experience. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview for specific programmes.


2 years full-time

Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities
Graduates of the programme will be equipped to work in a number of areas in the financial sector in an international context. Graduates will have a strong exposure to the financial markets and to market instruments. A deep understanding of the workings of the financial markets and financial instruments in the Russian Federation will be an integral part of this degree. Graduates will be equipped to work in roles where analysis of financial and economic information is required, corporate finance type roles in a wide variety of organisations. They would also be equipped to carry out econometric analysis in a research support role in a financial institution. While most students are expected to enter the programme with a view to launching a successful career in the international banking and finance industry, others may wish to use it as a stepping stone to later obtain a PhD.

Further enquiries

For Further Information
Dr Valentina Tarkovska
School of Accounting & Finance
College of Business,
DIT Aungier Street, Dublin 2,

T: +353-1-402 7147
T: +353-1-402 3003

Subjects taught

Semester 1:
Corporate Finance
Derivatives I
Financial Statement Analysis
International Capital Markets
International Finance 1

Semester 2:
Derivatives II
Econometrics including Time Series
Financial Asset Valuation
International Finance II
Research Methods

Semester 3:
Banking and Financial Institutions
Foreign Exchange Risk Management
Consulting Project
International Investment

Semester 4:


DIT Aungier Street, Dublin 2 and the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Leningradski Prospekt, Moscow.

Qualification Awarded: MSc (International Banking & Finance) of the Dublin Institute of Technology and the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Moscow. Level 9

Graduates will be eligible for the award of MSc in International Banking and Finance of the Dublin Institute of Technology and the award of M Sc in International Banking and Finance of the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Moscow.

Application date

Closing Date: The general closing date is 27th April 2018. Please note that late applications may be accepted subject to availability.

Enrolment and start dates

Course Start Date: September 2018.

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