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.
- 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 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 to MH402 Quantitative Finance will be invited in for a test as part of the application process. The test will have a Mathematics component so applicants will be assessed in Mathematics.
You do not need to have a particular Leaving Certificate grade (i.e. qualification) in Mathematics to apply, however an O1/H5 in Leaving Certificate Mathematics (or equivalent) is the minimum level of Mathematics, which will be expected.
Mature student applicants who have a disability
If you have a disability or specific learning difficulty (e.g. dyslexia), and require examination support for any required written tests, please submit supporting documentation by 15 March 2023 to the Access Office. Unfortunately we are unable to consider applications for alternative examination accommodation after this deadline.
01 February 2023
Leaving Certificate applicants are required to present: 2H5 & 4O6/H7, Irish, English & O1/H5 Mathematics
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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