Quantitative Finance

Maynooth University


Course Name Quantitative Finance
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH402
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters BSc
Duration 4 years
Erasmus/Study Abroad option: No
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Certificate: 2H5 & 4O6/H7, Irish, English & O1/H5 Mathematics
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Age Restrictions
In general, students must be 17 years or older by 15th January in the year after entry to the University. If you are younger, you must make a special application to the University’s President.

All Leaving Certificate subjects...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules
Points are awarded as follows:

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

Applicants can use their points allocation for the Link Modules as one of their best six subjects for the purpose of calculating points, but the Link Modules do not qualify as a subject for minimum entry requirement purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI Link: No
Mature Applicants

Expand+Maynooth University greatly values the particular contribution of mature students to the academic and social environment of the University. A mature student is 23 years or older by 1st January in the year of entry to the University. For part-time deg...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 2019 - 20
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support For information on grants go to: https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/student-fees-grants/grants
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

Expand+This programme will challenge and stimulate students who wish to pursue a career in the financial markets.

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

Subjects Taught

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1st year
Finance and Economics (15 credits)
Computer Science (15 credits)
Mathematics and Statistics (15 credits)

Plus another 15 credits from
Double Computer Science
Choice of subject from Group 1, 2 or...

Comment You might also like Finance / International Finance and Economics in MH401 Statistics in MH101 or Statistics in MH201 Computer Science MH101, MH601 or MH602.
Careers or Further Progression Options after graduation? Graduates will be ideally placed to pursue a career in investment banking, treasury management, corporate finance, financial engineering, fintech and wealth management. Alternatively, graduates may prefer to pursue further studies. We offer a range of postgraduate courses which currently include:

MSc in Economic and Financial Risk Analysis
MSc in Finance
MSc in Computer Science (Applied)
MSc in Data Science and Analytics
Further Enquiries Contact us Maynooth University Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting
+ 353 1 708 3728
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 476