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MSc in Finance

Ranked 1st in Western Europe for Corporate Finance (Eduniversal 2021), this programme is designed to help students develop the skills they need to excel in their chosen career within finance. Highly interactive lessons will provoke discussion and provide opportunities to develop presentation skills, deal with real-life case studies and work in group assignments.

1st in Ireland, 6th UK & Ireland, 19th in the EU, 27th in the world - Masters in Finance (Pre-experience) 2021

Programme at a Glance

  • Start Date: September 2022

  • Duration: 12 months

  • Delivery: 12 taught modules. You will be assessed through a mixture of written exams and continuous assessment

  • NFQ Level: 9
  • 1st in Ireland, 6th UK & Ireland, 19th in the EU, 27th in the world - Masters in Finance (Pre-experience) 2021(Financial Times)
  • Ranked 1st in Ireland and 1st in Western Europe for Corporate Finance (Eduniversal, 2021)

  • 32nd in the world, 1st in Ireland, 9th in UK and Ireland, 24th in Europe  (QS Masters In Finance Rankings, 2021)

Programme Information

Delivered by expert faculty and leading finance practitioners, students will receive the highest analytical and practical training possible. Trinity Business School is partnered with the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association and affiliated to Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute – both of whom have recognised the academic rigour and industry-relevant skills taught to students. 


Students will take active part in finance simulations in trading, portfolio management and investments. All designed to simulate the world of global business in which you will work. 

Students will learn to use the Bloomberg Professional Service – the financial market system used by more than 320,000 decision-makers in business and finance globally – to gain an edge in a competitive job market. This hands-on experience will teach students to generate league tables and gain insight into company performance and cyclical trends. Students can also choose to work towards a professional certificate in Bloomberg.

Dublin is Ireland's Financial Services Centre, home to many of the world’s leading banks and financial services organisations. Trinity Business School is located only minutes away and students have access to industry speakers and networking events.

The MSc in Finance programme supports applications from CFA candidates and members. The Director of the Programme will evaluate these qualifications as one of the admissions criteria strengthening the application. Following the completion of the MSc in Finance programme students are encouraged to apply for CFA examinations in December of the graduation year and afterwards. There are also several CFA scholarships awarded to successful MSc in Finance students in May/June each year.