Computational Finance

University of Limerick


Course Name Computational Finance
Course Provider University of Limerick
Course Code 32986 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Limerick Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 09/Sep/2019
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Taught Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basies but specific programmes have individual closing dates which can be found on our on-line prospectus

Research Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for research programmes. The applications for Research programmes are review each month by the Postgraduate Research Committee.
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Duration 1 year full-time. MSCOFITFAD
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Application Fee An Application Fee of €35 (electronically) or €40 Bank Draft/Cheque will apply to all taught postgraduate programmes.
Entry Requirements

Expand+The MSc in Computational Finance is aimed at highly numerate graduates from Ireland and abroad with a background in a cognate discipline such as Economics and Finance and with a grade of 2:2 or higher in a Level 8 primary degree (National Qualificati...

Comment Technically orientated programme designed to balance theoretically rigorous coursework with a practical emphasis on the acquisition of advanced quantitative skills and an intuitive understanding of the dynamics of risk in financial markets. Includes Trading Floor Certification and an international business trip.
Course Content


The MSc in Computational Finance programme is a technically-oriented Masters in Finance programme, which is designed to equip graduates from cognate backgrounds with the combination of advanced technical knowledge and industry-facing skil...

Subjects Taught

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Semester 1:

FI6121 Financial Modelling & Data Analytics
•FI6151 Machine Learning in Finance
•FI6111 Research Methods in Finance 1
•FI6131 Trading Floor Certification
•FI6141 Derivative Markets
•SG6002 Corporate Responsibility

Careers or Further Progression

Typical career positions might be in quantitative analyst support roles to proprietary trading and risk-management functions; as investment analysts in any of the equity / fixed income / credit / energy commodity asset classes; as investment...

Further Enquiries Programme Director: Dr. Finbarr Murphy
Department of Accounting & Finance
Tel: +353-61-213347

Programme Co-ordinator: Kathy Ryan
Taught Postgraduate Programmes
Tel: +353-61-234389
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