NUI Galway Postgraduate Prospectus 2021

Corporate Finance J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics College of Business, Public Policy and Law

PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE: MSc DURATION: 1 year, full-time NUMBER OF PLACES: 25 COURSE INSTANCE(S): 1MRF1 FEES AND FUNDING: Fees information and funding opportunities: pages 286 and 288. Two scholarships are available for this programme, see course website for details. WHEN TO APPLY: NUI 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. See page 284 for full details of when and how to apply.

Your Course The MSc in Corporate Finance is a one year programme that prepares graduates for a wide range of careers in the financial sector. This programme is designed to equip you with analytical and decision making skills relevant for the finance industry. It combines specialist knowledge, practical insight and an advanced understanding of corporate finance theory and practice. In addition to the core academic modules, students will be exposed to a variety of learning technologies to develop their skills for practice in a global business environment. The MSc in Corporate Finance is accredited by ACCA, Chartered Financial Analysts and Chartered Accountants Ireland. Indicative Modules Financial Statements Analysis; Management Accounting; Corporate Finance; Intermediate Financial Reporting; Business & Society (Ethics); Applied Portfolio Management; Advanced Financial Reporting; Advanced Corporate Finance—Asset & Equity Evaluation; Skills for Analysis & Communication; Accounting for Management Control; Derivatives & Risk Management; Global Economics; and Analytical and Communications Skills Development. Summer Schools in Accounting and Finance: Contemporary Global Issues. OR 10-week Work Placement* * We will secure internship opportunities, but it is at the discretion of employers as to whether they shortlist and offer a position to applicants. If a student does not secure an internship, two summer schools must be completed . Career Opportunities This programme is designed to equip students with a thorough theoretical grounding in the key subjects relevant to the finance industry, with an emphasis on the ability to maximse shareholder value through short-and long-term planning and the implementation of appropriate financing and investment strategies. Minimum Entry Requirements An honours bachelor’s degree in either a) Business/Commerce to include a number of quantitative subjects such as Economics or Finance or b) a quantitative-based degree such as Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics, with a minimum 2.1 award at NFQ Level 8 (or international Economics equivalent) in a) or b) above. Applicants should have demonstrated strong academic ability (a 2.1 or 1.1 grade, or equivalent) in a number of quantitative modules in their degree, such as mathematics, statistics, or econometrics. IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent, if applicable.

CONTACT Dr Patricia Martyn E: msccorporatefinance@ 3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE 1. Students learn to critically

analyse and interpret how global financial markets and investment firms operate. 2. Focus on developing industry relevant software skills. 3. Work placement* opportunities are available on a competitive basis. “At Deloitte, our financial advisory team makes a lasting impact for clients by protecting, enhancing and realising value. Our team has grown considerably in recent years and we continue to seek corporate finance trainees eager to develop analytical and decision-making skills that will deliver effective solutions tailored toward clients’ specific requirements. NUI Galway’s MSc in Corporate Finance offers graduates an opportunity to develop necessary skills and techniques for a career in Corporate Finance.” Ronan Murray, Partner, Financial Advisory Services, Deloitte Ireland LLP.

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