MSc (Finance (Asset Management))

NFQ Level 9, Major Award

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure that the programme and module content as described in the University's Calendar and Book of Modules for the 2020-21 academic year are accurate. However, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, no guarantee is given that programme/module content, delivery and assessment may not be altered, cancelled, replaced, augmented or otherwise amended. Any changes will ensure the same competencies and Learning Outcomes are met. Programme and/or Module Coordinators will communicate any such changes to students.

The MSc (Finance (Asset Management)) may be taken full-time over 12 months.

Applicants must normally have:

Applicants who achieve a 2H2 degree, in either a business degree or a degree in a cognate discipline with a quantitative element, will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Students take 90 credits as follows:

Part I
AC6101 Project Finance (5 credits)
AC6105 Risk Management (5 credits)
AC6108 Venture Capital and Private Equity (5 credits)
AC6113 Financial Analysis and Forecasting (5 credits)
AC6116 Quantitative Analysis (5 credits)
AC6119 Capital Markets and Funds Industry Regulation and Ethics (5 credits)
EC6005 Derivatives Securities (5 credits)
FI6003 Asset Pricing and Allocation (5 credits)
FI6004 Analysis of Debt Instruments (5 credits)
FI6005 Equity Valuation (5 credits)
FI6006 Professional Development (5 credits)

Part II
AC6126 Professional Examination Report (5 credits)
And either
AC6127 Asset Management Research Report (30 credits)
AC6129 Corporate Internship (30 credits)
Students will undertake an internship with a relevant company in an area appropriate to the programme and will submit a Placement Report by the first Friday of October in the academic year, following completion of MSc Part I.

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Full details and regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2020/2021 Book and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2020/2021.

See also General Regulations for the Degree of Master.

Exit award: Postgraduate Diploma in Finance (Asset Management)
Students who successfully achieve the pass standard in Part I may opt not to proceed to Part II and may opt instead to be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Asset Management.

Programme Learning Outcomes for the MSc (Finance (Asset Management)) (NFQ Level 9, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

Programme Learning Outcomes for the Postgraduate Diploma in Finance (Asset Management) (NFQ Level 9, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

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