This programme will challenge and stimulate students who wish to pursue a career in the financial markets.
The combination of financial, mathematical and computer programming skills will equip graduates to succeed and prosper in a fast-changing banking and financial sector. Students will have the opportunity to put the theory into practice during the work placement period and savour the daily life of a professional in the financial services industry.
Why choose this degree?
- By choosing this degree you will learn the required skills from leading experts across three different disciplines; Finance, Mathematics and Computer Science.
- You will be ready to pursue a career in the Financial Services industry, Financial Technology, Mathematics or Computer Programming.
- You will develop problem-solving skills that will open up a wide range of future career opportunities, not just in the financial sector but anywhere an analytical and innovative mind is required.
Duration: 4 years
- Finance and Economics (15 credits)
- Computer Science (15 credits)
- Mathematics and Statistics (15 credits)
- Plus another 15 credits from Accounting, Double Computer Science, Critical Skills or your choice of a subject from Group 1, 2 or 6, except Mathematics (Pure)
Students taking Accounting may transfer to MH401 Finance in second year, while students taking 22.5 credits of Computer Science may transfer to MH601 Computer Science and Software Engineering in second year.
- Finance and Economics (15 compulsory credits)
- Computer Studies (20 compulsory credits)
- Mathematics and Statistics (15 compulsory credits)
- Plus 10 optional credits from one of:
- or Mathematics
- Finance and Economics (10 credits)
- Computer Studies (10 credits)
- Mathematics (10 credits)
- Work Placement (subject to availability) or Research Project (30 credits)
- Finance and Economics (10 compulsory credits)
- Computer Studies (10 compulsory credits)
- Mathematics and Statistics (10 compulsory credits)
- Plus 30 optional credits from
- Computer Studies
- or Statistics
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International & EU/EFTA Entry Requirements
Mature applicants are assessed separately to school-leavers. Mature applicants are 23 years or older by 1st January in the year of entry to the University. For part-time/flexible degrees the mature age is 21.
Mature applicants who have a disability
If you have a disability or specific learning difficulty (e.g. dyslexia), and require examination support for any written tests that may be required, please submit supporting documentation by 15 March 2024 to the Access Office.
Unfortunately we are unable to consider applications for alternative examination accommodation after this deadline.
01 February 2024
Leaving Certificate Applicants
Required to present: 2H5 & 4O6/H7, Irish, English & O1/H5 Mathematics. MH402 Round 1 Points 2023: 454
HEAR and DARE
DARE: The Disability Access Route to Education is a third level alternative admissions scheme for school-leavers whose disabilities have had a negative impact on their second level education.
HEAR: The Higher Education Access Route is a third level admissions scheme for school leavers from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds.
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Categories of applicant:
- School-leavers (Leaving Certificate students)
- Mature students (23 years or older by 1st January in the year of entry to the University/part-time degrees the mature age is 21)
- EU/EFTA/UK students
- International students (outside the EU)
- QQI (Further Education) students
- Transferring students
- Deferring students