MSc Economic & Financial Risk Analysis provides advanced training in economic and financial risk analysis, and the opportunity for original research in this area.
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.
National University of Ireland
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.
You can apply until:
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This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.Take IELTS test
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
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.
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