M.Sc. Economic & Financial Risk Analysis

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR14500 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English (IELTS accepted)
Maynooth University | Maynooth, Ireland
MSc Economic & Financial Risk Analysis provides advanced training in economic and financial risk analysis, and the opportunity for original research in this area.

Description of Economic & Financial Risk Analysis

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MSc Economic & Financial Risk Analysis provides advanced training in economic and financial risk analysis, and the opportunity for original research in this area.

Career options:

There is a growing demand for risk analysis specialists from a wide range of financial, industrial and governmental organizations. Possible career paths include positions in risk management and reporting in the corporate sector, capital adequacy and control for banking and insurance, central bank and other government roles, and risk management consulting for finance and industry.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline June 30
Tuition fee
  • EUR 14500 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 5160 Year (EEA)
Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 12 months
Languages
  • English
Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Students acquire quantitative and statistical foundations for measuring and analysing risk, the relevant foundations in financial and economic pricing theory and an advanced understanding of financial derivatives. They also undertake original research on a risk analysis topic. Students must take two of the optional modules. Not every optional module will be offered every year.

Duration: Full-time

  • MICROECONOMIC THEORY 1
  • MATHEMATICS FOR ECONOMISTS
  • FUNDAMENTALS OF ECONOMETRICS
  • ECONOMETRICS 1
  • FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
  • RISK & UNCERTAINTY
  • FINANCE SKILLS / METHODOLOGY WORKSHOP 1
  • THESIS
  • ECONOMETRICS 2
  • ADVANCED DERIVATIVES
  • INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
  • CORPORATE FINANCE
  • FINANCE SKILLS / METHODOLOGY WORKSHOP 2

Requirements for Economic & Financial Risk Analysis

At least a 2.1 honours degree in Finance or Economics or a degree with substantial quantitative component, such as Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, Maths Physics or Statistics, or a degree in which Finance formed a substantial component with an upper second class standard in the Finance elements.

Work Experience for Economic & Financial Risk Analysis

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

National University of Ireland

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