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Higher Diploma in Arts (Finance)

Course Description


This is a one year full-time programme. The course provides an accelerated route to the equivalent of an honours degree in Finance. A performance of 60% or better in the diploma guarantees a place on our Master’s programme.

See the website https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/economics-finance-and-accounting/our-courses/higher-diploma-arts-finance

Minimum English language requirements:
- IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
- TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
- TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
- PTE (Pearson): 62

Maynooth University's TOEFL code is 8850

Course Structure

A comprehensive range of modules in Finance, including Corporate Finance, International Financial Markets, Derivatives, Financial Accounting, and a broad range of optional modules. Students take six compulsory modules and six optional modules. Students discuss which modules would be best for them with the course co-ordinator at the start of the year, and are helped to devise the optimal programme of study for themselves.

Career Options

Banking, Financial Services, Treasury Management, Accountancy, Insurance, Civil Service or policy making institutions.

Find out how to apply here https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/economics-finance-and-accounting/our-courses/higher-diploma-arts-finance#tabs-apply

Find information on Scholarships here https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/study-maynooth/postgraduate-studies/fees-funding-scholarships

Visit the Higher Diploma in Arts (Finance) page on the Maynooth University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

An honours primary degree in any discipline. Students without any knowledge of Economics or Finance are strongly advised to have a good background in Statistics and Quantitative Methods and to be prepared to undertake substantial independent study to equip themselves with the expected level of Economics and Finance. Well-motivated, quantitatively able honours graduates of any discipline are welcome to apply. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Course Fees

EU Tuition Fee: €5,400; International Tuition Fee: €13,000

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