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Quantitative Finance, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Maynooth, Ireland
This programme Quantitative Finance at the Maynooth University will challenge and stimulate students who wish to pursue a career in the financial markets.
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Overview

The combination of financial, mathematical and computer programming skills will equip graduates to succeed and prosper in a fast-changing banking and financial sector.

Students in the Quantitative Finance at the Maynooth University will have the opportunity to put the theory into practice during the work placement period and savour the daily life of a professional in the financial services industry.

By choosing this degree you will learn the required skills from leading experts across three different disciplines; Finance, Mathematics and Computer Science. You will be ready to pursue a career in the Financial Services industry, Financial Technology, Mathematics or Computer Programming. You will develop problem-solving skills that will open up a wide range of future career opportunities, not just in the financial sector but anywhere an analytical and innovative mind is required.

Career Option 

  • Graduates will be ideally placed to pursue a career in investment banking, treasury management, corporate finance. 
  • Financial engineering, fintech and wealth management. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Finance and Economics 
  • Computer Science 
  • Mathematics and Statistics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

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    560

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  • Minimum required score:

    59

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General Requirements

  • Mature applicants to MH402 Quantitative Finance will be invited in for a test as part of the application process. The test will have a Mathematics component so applicants will be assessed in Mathematics.
  • You do not need to have a particular Leaving Certificate grade (i.e. qualification) in Mathematics to apply, however an O1/H5 in Leaving Certificate Mathematics (or equivalent) is the minimum level of Mathematics, which will be expected.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    4317 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4317 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Maynooth

  • 650 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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