NUI Galway Postgraduate Prospectus 2021

Higher Diploma in Financial Analysis J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics College of Business, Public Policy and Law

PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE: Higher Diploma in Financial Analysis DURATION: 1 year NUMBER OF PLACES: 30 FEES AND FUNDING: Course is partially-funded under the Springboard Courses scheme. WHEN TO APPLY: Check Springboard for details: CONTACTS Professor Breda Sweeney Head of Accounting E: Professor Paddy Gillespie Head of Economics E: 3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE 1. It equips students with the applied analytical skills they need to secure future employment in the financial, banking and business sectors. 2. It leverages content from the fields of Accounting, Economics and Finance to provide students with an in-depth understanding of how to analyse the financial consequences of business decisions. 3. It provides students with a pathway to further postgraduate study in Accounting, Economics and Finance. It is also expected to provide exemptions from Professional Accounting examinations.

Your Course Graduates equipped with skills drawn from the dual disciplines of accounting, economics and finance will play increasingly key and impactful roles in financial, banking and business sectors in the future. This course will introduce students to the fundamental principles and analytical methods of accounting, economics and finance in addition to modules from other business related disciplines. Upon graduating, course participants will be equipped with a foundation of knowledge and skills that will prepare them for further studies and future careers in this field. The long-term employment prospects for graduates from this course are extremely good. In terms of further study opportunities, graduates will be equipped to progress to MSc level programmes, such as the MSc Corporate Finance and the MSc International Finance at NUI Galway. Career Opportunities In terms of career opportunities, graduates may take up a range of positions in the financial, banking and business sectors Minimum Entry Requirements The programme is open to degree holders from a university or other recognised degree-awarding body. Applicants should hold an NQAI Level 8 qualification or equivalent; IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent, if applicable. FIND OUT MORE AT: financial analysis.html

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