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Finance, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Maynooth, Ireland
At the Maynooth University we offer a bachelor degree in Finance. Learn how the financial system works – how assets are traded, international markets are linked, government policy decisions affect the economy and how financial markets respond.
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Overview

Potentially pursue a career in finance with this Finance degree at the Maynooth University. Understand why currencies rise and fall, stock markets boom and bust, property values soar and crash and why interest rates fluctuate.

Why choose this degree? You’re interested in learning how to use analytical tools – including mathematics, deductive logic and applied statistics – to examine problems and devise logical solutions. 

Career Options

  • Finance graduates have strong numeracy skills, coupled with an ability to think critically and analytically – invaluable assets in a wide range of professions. Graduates can be found in the banking and financial services industry, economic consultancy, finance units of public and private sector organisations, financial research, journalism, and teaching. 
  • Some graduates combine their undergraduate degree in Finance with graduate studies or professional qualifications in a disparate range of fields, including accounting, IT, law and taxation.
  • Postgraduate degree holders are also to be found working in financial institutions, both public and private, in Dublin, London, New York, and around the globe.
  • MA in Finance / MSc in Economic and Financial Risk Analysis / PhD in Finance

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Course Duration: 3 or 4 years

  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Financial Accounting
  • Fundamentals Of Finance And Accounting
  • Introduction To Accounting
  • Introduction To Calculus
  • Introduction To Macroeconomics And To Quantitative Methods
  • Introduction To Statistics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

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  • Minimum required score:

    560

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General Requirements

  • Apply to the CAO by February 1st 2020. Late applications from mature students may be accepted after this date - consult the Undergraduate Studies website for updates. Application may not be made to the CAO after May 1st 2020.
  • Mature students must complete the CAO section for mature applicants fully, indicating clearly past or current studies, and outlining educational goals and objectives. Applicants are assessed on the basis of the information provided on their CAO application form. All questions should be answered in full.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3415 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3415 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Maynooth

  • 650 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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