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  • 1. Dublin City University Ollscoil Chathair Bhaile Átha Cliath DUBLIN CITY UNIVERSITY BUSINESS SCHOOL M.Sc. in Investment, Treasury and Banking (PAC Code: DC958) 2 Years Part-Time Programme Programme Overview Entry Requirements This is a part-time programme aimed at people working The following are eligible to apply for the programme: in financial services who wish to deepen their Those who hold an honours degree in Business knowledge of financial markets and products. It explores the roles of the various participants in the financial or markets, the competitive structure of the markets, and Those who hold an honours degree in a discipline other the regulatory environment. It also examines how to than Business and are employed in the financial services price and hedge financial products and measure the risk industry of such products, both in isolation and in portfolios. or Students who complete the programme will understand how value is created in financial markets and will be Those who hold other qualifications (including equipped to apply this understanding in their work. professional qualifications) and have worked in the financial services industry for at least three years. On the basis of previous experience, it is expected that there will be many more applicants for the programme than places available. Eligible applicants will be ranked on academic attainment and relevant work experience.
  • 2. M.Sc. in Investment, Treasury and Banking 2 Years Part-Time Programme Aims and Objectives n Fund Management n Banking The objectives of the programme are: n Dissertation n To develop students’ understanding of the concepts and theories which underpin financial markets and products Career Prospects n To enable students to price, hedge and manage the Since it began in 1990, the programme has established risk embedded in financial products a strong reputation as the leading graduate finance programme in Ireland. Many of its graduates are n To equip students to create value in investment, working in senior positions in the Irish Financial treasury and banking environments. Services Centre (IFSC), in non IFSC-based financial services, in the United Kingdom, the USA and Japan. Programme Structure The reputation of the programme attracts highly The programme is delivered on a part-time basis, motivated students who, on graduation, are much involving four semesters of teaching over two academic sought after by the industry in Ireland and abroad. years. Each semester lasts twelve weeks. Upon What’s more, this degree will add long-term value to completion of the taught element of the programme, your career since top academic qualifications participants will complete a dissertation which increasingly are factored into organisations’ integrates what they have learned over the two years recruitment of senior staff. and applies it to an issue which interests them. Participants attend the programme on one evening per Additional Programme Feature week and on Saturday morning. The evening lectures The Fionán Coleman Prize is awarded by the National are given in the IFSC, adjacent to most students’ places Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) to the student of employment. The 5:30p.m. start also ensures that obtaining the highest mark in the Fixed Income minimal disruption is caused to employers. Securities module. The Liam Jones Prize is awarded by Goodbody Stockbrokers to the student obtaining the Programme Content best dissertation mark each year. Indicative modules offered on the programme are as follows: Academic Director of the Programme Prof. Brian O’Kelly n Corporate Finance n Applied Econometrics Contact Details n Regulatory Environment and Corporate Governance Enquiries should be directed to Bernadette McCulloch n Treasury Management at the DCUBS Centre for Executive Programmes on n Fixed Income Securities Tel: +353 (0)1 700 8915 or email: bernadette.mcculloch@dcu.ie n Portfolio Theory n Accounting for Financial Services View full programme details, including fees and closing dates for application, at www.dcu.ie/dcubs n Securities and Investments n Theory of Finance To apply for a postgraduate taught programme, visit the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at n Equity Case Study www.pac.ie to complete an online application. “My job entails day to day management of our bond portfolios and “I spent 2 years with ABM AMRO followed by 3 years with foreign exchange exposures/requirements. The M.Sc. gave me an Lombard Global Finance. I have now moved to London to join appreciation and understanding of financial markets and asset National Australia Bank’s Global Wholesale Financial Services management, from the various underlying economic fundamentals to work in a structured finance team. The M.Sc. provided me and their interactions, to strategy and asset allocation. It provided with many of the skills and the academic recognition to me with the necessary knowledge to access, make and implement complete such a move.” individual investment decisions.” Muiris O’Dwyer, Gareth Henson, M.Sc. in Investment and Treasury, M.Sc. in Investment and Treasury, Senior Investment Analyst, Fixed Income & Treasury, Manager, National Australia Bank, Friends First Asset Management London