International Finance

University of Galway


Course Name International Finance
Course Provider University of Galway
Course Code 1MIF1
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters MEconSc
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Applications to most postgraduate programmes at University of Galway are made online via The application system will be open from 1 October 2022 to accept applications for entry to the 2023–24 academi...

Application Date WHEN TO APPLY: University of Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
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Duration 1 year full-time.
Course Fee

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Fees can be subject to change from year to year. Please check for exact individual course fees. Fees quoted are all per annum fees.

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Financial Support Grants
Comprehensive information is available online at Grant applications can also be made online at

Tax Relief
Full- and part-time students may be entitled to tax relief on tuition fees. Applications for tax relief on course fees paid must be made using an application form available from the Revenue Commissioners. See The maximum amount of tax relief on tuition fees is €7,000 per annum.
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Normally a Second Class Honours undergraduate degree, usually a Grade 1, or a H2.1 in the Higher Diploma in Business Studies, is required (or equivalent international qualification). IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent, if applicable.
Number of Places 30

1. Unique programme and specialisations: This is the only master’s programme offered in Ireland that specialises in international finance.

2. The programme places special emphasis on current issues i...

Course Summary This programme is specifically designed with dedicated courses to deepen your understanding of the forces driving the global economy and the operations of international financial markets. The programme provides a rigorous foundation on the theory of international finance and the necessary technical skills used in applied financial markets analysis, with a particular emphasis on fundamental tools for financial analysis such as R, Python, and Excel.
Subjects Taught The programme includes such modules as Applied Portfolio Management; Financial Econometrics; Microeconomic Theory; Global Financial Economics; Financial Data Analytics; Economics and the Global Economy; Financial and Macroeconomic History; and Derivatives and Risk Management. Students also complete an International Finance project.
Careers or Further Progression

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Graduates with the skills taught in this programme are highly valued by commercial banks, investment banks and other financial institutions, by public institutions such as central banks, and by multinational corporations. Emplo...

Further Enquiries CONTACT
Dr Jason Harold
T: +353 91 492 618
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