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Economics And Finance, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
The focus of this Economics And Finance degree offered by Dublin Institute Of Technology is to analyse how these and other factors influence the goods and services an economy produces, the resources it uses in production, and the distribution of its output.
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Overview

Economics also focuses on contemporary issues such as the globalisation of world markets, international monetary systems, privatisation of industry and the management of the economy which include case studies, presentations, group work and projects as well as the more formal lectures with tutorial support.

Career Opportunities

Typical graduates go on to work in such areas as investment banking, financial services, money markets, commercial banking, journalism, economic analysis, policy analysis, public/private sector economic research units or continue in academia to research further topics of interest to them. Given the continuing central importance of the Financial Services Sector to the Irish Economy, there is clear demand for high quality graduates with numeracy, analytic and practical skills in Economics and Finance.

What will I Study at Economics And Finance  ?

The modules on this programme offered by Dublin Institute Of Technology have been carefully chosen to expose you, the prospective student, to a wide range of cutting edge knowledge in the area of economics and finance while giving you a solid grounding in the fundamentals of economic thought that you will be able to apply to new events in the economy both in Ireland and internationally for many years to come. This is complemented by a focus on financial services understanding not only the internal issues within an organisation but also the external pressures and opportunities that firms deal with on a regular basis.

The programme deliberately has a strong core in both Economics and Finance demonstrating the inter linkages between the topics and how economic thought has shaped the discipline of Finance while current financial market behaviour provides food for thought for economic theory. The programme allows you to develop your own interests in the final year through the availability of a wide range of options and also the opportunity to work on an interesting real research issue. A range of experienced and dedicated resources are available to you as you make these important choices. This degree programme develops analytical abilities and financial knowledge as well as key skills and competencies in team working, independent research and critical analysis by use of a variety of learning approaches which include case studies, presentations, group work and projects as well as the more formal lectures with tutorial support.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

      3-4 years

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting
  • Business Finance
  • Business Law
  • Communications
  • Economics
  • Business Finance
  • Economics of Strategy
  • Economy of Ireland
  • Financial Markets & Analysis
  • Macroeconomics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must apply through the CAO system. 
  • Applicants must have obtained a full award. A Component Certificate is not sufficient. 
  • The best 8 modules are used for ranking purposes for a reserved quota of places on a number of courses.
  • A major award may be accumulated over more than one academic year.  In such cases it is the responsibility of the applicant to apply to QQI for a major award where courses are taken over more than one year.
  • Applicants presenting full QQI Level 5 awards will not be required to meet minimum entry requirements based on Leaving Certificate results. The QQI Level 5 award is accepted in its own right.

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

    3819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3819 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 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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