The course has an excellent employment track record. Since inception 100%of students on the course gained graduate employment. For a list of these jobs please see http://www.ucc.ie/en/media/Careers.pdf
The MSc Financial Economics course in UCC involves advanced study of the practices of investment, banking and risk management. Course modules cover topics such as:
The course also involves an applied research project, using cutting-edge techniques and software.
The MSc Financial Economics is at the top end of graduate study in business/finance in Ireland and is designed for high achievers who wish to pursue high-end careers in financial markets, such as:
capital markets (equity, money, bond, FX and derivatives markets)
You attend lectures for approximately 12 hours per week. There are additional research workshop hours and you will also attend regular visiting speaker seminars and practical laboratory sessions.