Financial Services

Institute of Banking


Course Name Financial Services
Course Provider Institute of Banking
Course Code MTCOL002 _B393
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University College Dublin Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University College Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters PgDip/MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Programme commencement:
February 2019.
Application Date Closing date: Wednesday 23rd Jan 2019.
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Duration Graduate Diploma - 18 months, part-time.
MSc - 24 months, part-time.

Postgraduate courses are lecture-based and delivered on a part-time basis. Students can register for a maximum of two modules per semester. Each 10 ECTS module comprises of up to 30 delivery hours per semester.
Course Fee €4,400 for the first academic year (€10,500 in total).
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Entry Requirements

Expand+The minimum entry requirements for the programme are:
•Honours degree (second class honours grade 2 award or higher) in business or a related discipline (e.g.) accounting, finance or economics; or

•Honours degree (second class honours grade 2 awa...

Comment Award
When you successfully complete the first six modules of this programme and exit the programme, you will be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Financial Services from UCD (at postgraduate level 9).

Candidates who achieve a second class honours grade 2 award in this graduate diploma are eligible for the award MSc in Financial Services on successful completion of three further modules. This MSc is also accredited and awarded by UCD (at postgraduate level 9).
Course Content

Expand+Who is this programme for?
The MSc in Financial Services is ideal for financial services professionals who are in leadership positions, or who aspire to leadership roles. It is designed to develop a critical understanding of managerial challenges an...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The Graduate Diploma comprises of six modules as follows:
•Ethics and Corporate Governance (NFQ Level 9, 10 ECTS)
•Risk Management in Financial Institutions (NFQ Level 9, 10 ECTS)
•Contemporary Issues in Financial Services (NFQ Level 9, 10 ECTS)

Assessment Method Assessment is a combination of continuous assessment and written exams.

The pass mark is 40% in all modules in line with UCD academic policy.
Careers or Further Progression Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Those awarded the Chartered Banker designation on foot of having satisfied both the educational and work experience requirements will be required to complete 6 CPD hours annually to maintain the designation.

We provide all of the required CPD content with a combination of online courses and face-to-face events.
Further Enquiries IFSC, 1 North Wall Quay,
Dublin 1,
Phone: +353 (0)1 6116500
Fax: +353 (0)1 6116565
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