Please note due to the great demand for our programmes early applications are assessed when received and dealt with promptly. Therefore it is advisable to make early applications for an early response. If you do not yet have your final degree results this will not hinder your application as we are happy to issue conditional offer letters in such circumstances.
Applications are invited for this intensive one year full-time programme for finance graduates wishing to pursue a career in the financial services industry or a career in the finance function.
Entry Requirements:Applicants should have an honours bachelor degree (II.2) or higher with finance constituting a major part and will be assessed as to their general suitability.
Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate programmes satisfying the minimum entry requirement is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the programme of study applications will be assessed based on your academic grades and may also take into account your work/life experience. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview for specific programmes.
Graduates of the programme will be equipped to work in a number of areas in the financial sector. Graduates will have a strong exposure to the financial markets and to market instruments. As such they are equipped to work in roles where analysis of financial and economic information is required, corporate finance type roles in a wide variety of organisations. They would also be equipped to carry out econometric analysis in a research support role in a financial institution. While most students are expected to enter the programme with a view to launching a successful career in the finance industry, others may wish to use it as a stepping stone to later obtain a PhD.
Financial Statement Analysis
International Capital Markets
International Finance 1
Econometrics including Time Series
Financial Asset Valuation
International Finance II
Research and Thesis
DIT Aungier Street , Dublin 2
Timetable / Hours
Graduates will be eligible for the award of MSc in Finance of the Dublin Institute of Technology
For Further Information
Marie O Flynn
School of Accounting and Finance
College of Business
DIT Aungier Street , Dublin 2
T: +353-1-402 3027
F: +353-1-402 3003
Frequently Asked Questions
*The fees outlined for each course are provisional and are subject to change
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What our Students say...
The M.Sc. in Finance programme provided me with the necessary knowledge and skills to begin my career in academia and research, and they are very likely to enable future students to pursue careers in areas of finance such as financial services, risk management, investment analysis and international finance. This highly intensive course will improve your communication and time management skills which will enable you to feel comfortable in a professional environment. One of the greatest assets of this course is its lecturing staff. The highly knowledgeable, professional and approachable staff of the M.Sc. in Finance programme are happy to assist you and provide guidance, and it is unlikely that you will ever feel left behind or lost. I would recommend this course to anyone who wishes to experience a different and challenging area of study that has the potential to be extremely rewarding.
Graduated M.Sc. in Finance in 2015
Current occupation, PhD researcher
I received both my Postgraduate Diploma in 2014 and Master in Finance in 2015 in DIT. My personal study path is somewhat different to others: I used to work as a programming engineer before I came to DIT and it allows me to transit from pure programming to financial engineer. It was quite encouraging for me to do Postgraduate Diploma because it focused on the practical field and especially for the students who did not have solid finance background like me I found I could easily pick up the technical aspect of finance. The modules of the school are designed in both scope and depth and this expanded my view of finance extensively. At first I found some key modules quite challenging. Thanks to the lecturers and my classmates I enjoyed the projects which were designed around teamwork. The hardware and software facilities in DIT are quite excellent. The "Thomson Reuters" software in the labs are available to the students. This facilitates opportunities to test theory in the real financial world. I am currently employed in derivatives software development. The job involves working out lots of practical problems in finance. Both programmes were excellent preparation for my career and I could easily handle the strategic as well as technical problems which arise. My education has helped me to improve my way of thinking and efficiency in my analysis. I highly recommend both of these postgraduate programmes. The Postgraduate Diploma is excellent for graduates of disciplines other than finance. The M Sc Finance is appropriate for those who wish to deepen knowledge and techniques in finance and who wish to have a strategic view of the discipline.
DT374 Postgraduate Diploma in Finance and DT390 M Sc Finance