MSc Finance From Dublin City University

Program Overview

The MSc in Finance is a one-year Masters programme providing a leading European finance education, a high degree of flexibility in your learning experience and modern industry-relevant specialisms.

Programme is structured as a core learning first semester, followed by two specialist streams in the second semester and dissertation over the summer semester. The two streams are: 

  • Financial Management

  • Capital Markets

Through these streams and excellent practical and research-informed core learning, we allow you to specialize in a manner that reflects your interests and career aspirations. We offer an ideal path for graduates of business and economics degrees, and qualifying non-specialists, who wish to undertake a career in finance by obtaining a leading European postgraduate qualification. 



  Course Duration

12 Months

  Tuition Fee



IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 92


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Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Introductory Econometrics 

  • Financial Statement Analysis and Ethics

  • Asset Pricing

  • Financial Markets and Derivatives

  • Corporate Finance

  • Portfolio Theory

Year 1 Optional Modules:

  • Financial Risk Management

  • Financial Econometrics

  • International Finance

  • Strategic Finance

  • Dissertation in Capital Markets

  • Dissertation in Financial Management

For admission to the M.Sc. in Finance candidates must hold –

  •  A 2.1 Honours degree in a Business discipline, or equivalent international qualification



  •  A 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant non-business discipline eg. Engineering, Physics, Maths, or Computer Science or equivalent international qualification.

  • International candidates who are non-native speakers of English must satisfy the University of their competency in the English language.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: Overall score 6.5 or above and 6.5 in writing and speaking. Other sections scores 6.0 or above.

TOEFL iBT: Overall score 92 or above and all section scores 21 or above.

EU Status Fee: €10,955

Non EU Fee: €16,000

Recent graduates are employed by major financial institutions including:

  • UBS

  • Standard & Poor's

  • Royal Bank of Scotland

  • KPMG

  • PwC

  • Boston Scientific

  • Commerzbank

  • AIB

  • Bank of Ireland

  • Goodbody Stockbrokers

  • Davy

  • Geneva Trading

  • Mercer

  • Nestle

  • Citco Fund Services

  • Standard Life

  • BNY Mellon.


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