The first two modules in Semester 1 will introduce you to the theory and tools required to understand market and institutional structure and assist you in developing a range of interpersonal and other transferable skills necessary to work within the this sector.
You will then be required to complete two further modules relevant to the Risk Management specialism or the Compliance & Regulation specialism. Students wishing to complete the Risk Management pathway will begin the course in September 2020. Those wishing to complete the Regulation & Compliance specialism will begin in January 2021*. Please ensure you apply for the correct intake for your chosen specialism.
With an emphasis on application in a real-term context, the overall aim is to educate you in the principles of finance, both theoretical and applied. Within the context of financial management, the programme will enable you to engage in a challenging and stimulating educational experience through which you can acquire sound knowledge and understanding of the development and application of key finance principles, concepts, theories and techniques.
This programme reflects the ethos and objectives of IFS 2020 “A Strategy for Ireland’s International Financial Services Sector 2017/ 2020” by contributing to the skills pipeline of graduates who wish to pursue and advance a career in the financial services sector and related IFS sub-sector areas.
As part of the programme an optional “job-readiness” module will be available, aimed particularly at participants who are not in employment.