International Finance & Economics

Maynooth University


Course Name 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
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Certificate: 2H5 & 4O6/H7, Irish, English & O4/ H7 Mathematics. Advanced French, German, Spanish:
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+MH401 FIN/IFE Finance/International Finance and Economics
Level 5 or 6 places: 3
2019 QQI Points 374

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...

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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 2019: 50 (MH401)
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Financial Support For information on grants go to:
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+Study Economics, Mathematics and a choice of languages or Computer Science. Languages available: Chinese, French, German and Spanish. Chinese, French, German, Spanish are available to complete beginners. Leaving Certificate H4 required to study advan...

Subjects Taught

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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 Scie...

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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 Contact us Maynooth University Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting
+ 353 1 708 3728
Points History
Year Points
2019 352
2018 353
2017 351