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Financial Risk Management (M.Sc.)

One year, full-time

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Telephone Number

+353-1-896 3024

business.masters@tcd.ie

Website

https://www.tcd.ie/business//msc/financial-risk/

Course Fees

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Course Description

This programme is designed for students with a quantitative background who want to explore how financial tools can be used to mitigate risk for corporations and society. Industry professionals, practitioners and consultants from around the world will teach you how to forecast, react to and minimalise risk.

We deliver a comprehensive understanding of the core pillars of risk management; credit risk, market risk and operations risk to ensure you have the theoretical foundation for success. You will learn how to explore the key financial tools that are used to mitigate risk, how to interpret and assess the risk of individual financial instruments and assets and how to develop the critical skills to assess the results. This programme is partnered with PRMIA & GARP maximising your career potential in the field of risk management. You will gain practical skills through Bloomberg training and real-life case studies to give you an edge in the competitive job market.

Core Modules*

  • Corporate Finance
  • Derivatives
  • Credit and Fixed Income Instruments
  • Credit Risk
  • Market Risk
  • Operational Risk
  • Risk Quantification & Measurement
  • Mathematics of Contingent Claims

Choose from a wide range of electives: Financial Econometrics, Advanced International Statement Analysis, Treasury Management, Portfolio & Wealth Management, Finance, Policy & Politics, Energy Finance and Trading, Private Equity, Financial Markets & Institutions, Financial Modelling & Scenario Analysis, Panel & Cross Sectional Data Analysis, Enterprise Risk Management, Trading Psychology & Behavioural Analysis, Impact Investment & Risk Management, Business Ethics

* Modules subject to change

Trinity Business School - More than a degree

In 2019, we opened our new state-of-the-art home, a near zero energy, six storey building that includes an innovation and entrepreneurial hub, a 600 seat auditorium, smart classrooms and the latest digital technology; and it remains in the heart of Trinity’s campus. We bring in class learning to life with our strong emphasis on experiential learning through the use of case studies, teamwork and professional development modules. The competencies developed here are what employers continually endorse as a much-valued feature of our graduates.

Our dedicated career development team will help you identify your ideal career path and provide tailored advice on how best to achieve your goals. They offer a range of services including:

  • Advertise graduate vacancies and host job fairs for business students
  • Career classes on topics such as CVs, interviews & work permits
  • Career guidance tools to help you identify your career interests
  • Individual career meetings to discuss your personal career needs

Course Details

Duration

One year, full-time

Next Intake

September 2021

Closing Date

31st July 2021
  • A first or upper second-class honours degree, or equivalent. If you have yet to complete your degree, submit your most recent transcripts. If your transcript is not in English, please also supply a certified translation
  • Two academic referees
  • Work experience (optional)
  • An English competency exam
  • A GMAT score may be requested in certain cases
     

Course Fees

Click here for a full list of postgraduate fees.

Apply

To apply, click on the relevant Apply Link below

Get In Touch

Telephone Number

+353-1-896 3024

business.masters@tcd.ie

Website

https://www.tcd.ie/business//msc/financial-risk/