Finance - International Finance & Economics

Maynooth University


Course Name Finance - International Finance & Economics
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH401
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 BA
Duration MH401 IFE International Finance & Economics
Duration: 4 years
Erasmus/Study Abroad Option: Yes
Placement Option Yes - subject to availability

OPC: Open Choice Option
Up to 4 weeks to decide on MH401 degree stream (entry requirements apply)
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Certificate: 2H5 & 4O6/H7, Irish, English & O4/H7 Mathematics.

Advanced French, German, Spanish: Leaving Cert H4 recommended.

Beginner Chinese, French, German, Spanish: no previous study required.
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

Expand+If you have a relevant QQI/BTEC qualification, you can use this to apply to a degree programme at Maynooth University. This section outlines the qualifications and other requirements for students who hold or expect to hold QQI Certificates, and who w...

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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...

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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 2021: 60 (MH401)
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Financial Support For information on grants go to:
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+>Study Finance, Economics, Mathematics and a choice of languages or Computer Science. Languages available: Chinese, French, German and Spanish are available to complete beginners. Leaving Certificate H4 recommended to study advanced level French,...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Course structure
1st year
> 15 credits of Economics
> 7.5 credits of Mathematics (taking an extra 7.5 credits of Mathematics in 2nd semester is recommended)

> Students also take 1 subject from Chinese*, French*, German*, Spanish* or Computer Sc...

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Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Options after graduation?
Finance graduates have strong numeracy skills, coupled with an ability to think critically and analytically – invaluable assets in a wide range of professions. Graduates can be found in the banking and financial services...

Further Enquiries Dr Thomas O’Connor, Programme Director
Tel: +353 1 708 6667 /

Maynooth University School of Business Building, North Campus
Tel: +353 1 708 6520 / +353 1 474 7207 / +353 1 708 3703

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Points History
Year Points
2021 370
2020 357
2019 352