Global Financial Information Systems - GFIS

Waterford Institute of Technology


Course Name Global Financial Information Systems - GFIS
Course Provider Waterford Institute of Technology
Course Code WD572
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Waterford Institute of Technology Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Waterford City
Qualification Letters MSc
PAC Application Information

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Applications for this programme are made online by going to

Submitting a Springboard Application
The MSc in GFIS is also offered under the Irish Government Springboard Programme for 2018/19. Springboard applicants must sa...

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Duration The programme is delivered over a 12-month period whereby the first 9 months are spent on-campus at WIT, and the final 3 months comprise of a Professional Internship.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+•All graduates of Business or Technology undergraduate degree programmes who have achieved an honours grade (2.2) or higher.

•Graduates from other undergraduate degree programmes, including Science, Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, etc., ...

Comment Campus: Cork Road
Course Content

What is the Masters of Science in Global Financial Information Systems?
The Masters of Science in Global Financial Information Systems (MSc in GFIS) commenced in September 2012. The MSc in GFIS (Level 9) was developed in response to the...

Subjects Taught

Semester 1
Data Modeling and Analytics
Seminar Series
IS Project Management
Financial Derivatives
Research Methods

Semester 2
Business Intelligence
Global Transaction Banking
Global Financial IS Security
Financial ...

Assessment Method

Expand+Module Assessment & Examination
The MSc in Global Financial Information Systems (GFIS) consists of skills-based and knowledge-based modules, and this is reflected in the programme assessment strategy. The modules scheduled for Semesters 1 and 2 have...

Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

The goal of the MSc in GFIS is to ensure that graduates have the practical skills, knowledge, and experience required to immediately take-up employment positions in the Financial Services industry. The majority of graduates from the MS...

Further Enquiries Course Leader
Mr. John Casey
Lecturer in Accounting
Trl: +353 (0) 51 302425
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