This programme has been accepted into the CFA® Institute University Recognition Programme and the CAIA® Academic Partner Programme. In addition upon graduation from the programme you have exemptions from certain ACCA examinations.
The CFA® Institute University Recognition Programme status is granted to institutions whose degree program(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA® Program Candidate body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provide students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit the CFA® exams.
The CAIA® academic partnership is granted to institutions who cover at least 60% of the entire CAIA® curriculum as represented by the Core Knowledge Outline (CKO). In addition this partnership allows UCC to grant a number of scholarships each year for students who wish to sit the CAIA® exams.
ACCA has also assessed the MSc Finance (Corporate Finance) for accreditation. Graduates of the programme will be exempted from sitting papers F1-F3.
Why Choose This Course
The objective of the MSc Finance (Corporate Finance) is to produce graduates who can contribute immediately in the corporate finance industry. There are many reasons to choose this unique course, including the following:
-Its a one-year course limited to 30 students.
-You will gain excellent employment prospects on completion of the course.
-The course is developed and delivered in conjunction with industry.
-It includes an induction week focused on developing business skills.
-You will benefit from a deep corporate finance syllabus.
-A corporate Finance and Industry Leader lecture series will take place during the course.
- A business research skills module is included.
-You will produce an integrated Corporate Finance real-life research project.
-Throughout the course we will also focus on enhancing your analytical skills and personal development.