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MH401
Finance / International Finance and Economics

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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3 Years
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Finance is a general term, which encompasses topics such as economics, accounting, statistics, and investment, all with the focus on managing money efficiently.

No previous knowledge of Finance, Economics, Accounting or Business is required, though having studied one of the Business subjects may help a student decide their first year subjects. An interest in current affairs and a wish to understand the role of financial markets in the modern world is more important than any previous studies.

This is an OPC programme which means students can decide which degree stream to choose following admission.

Finance and Economics are the major elements of the MH401 FIN stream. MH401 FIN is a 3 Year programme and can be taken as a Double Major with Finance and Economics or Major with Minor (Finance with a second subject).

The International Finance and Economics stream (MH401 IFE) requires students to take one subject from Chinese, French, German, Spanish or Computer Science in first year. MH401 IFE is a 4 Year programme.


 
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There are three streams available, you may apply to one only.
MH401 FIN - Finance
MH401 IFE - International Finance and Economics
MH401 OPC - Open Choice to either degree stream. You can decide which degree stream to take following admission.


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MH401 - Finance / International Finance and Economics
Maynooth University

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MH401 - Finance / International Finance and Economics
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To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website from the links available in the Course Details section above.

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Old Code New Code Award Title
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration
BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies
BBSSX  5M1997  Office Administration
BALBX  6M4985  Business
BMANX  6M4587  Management
BMXXX  5M2069  Marketing
BIPXX  5M2067  Information Processing
  5M3371  Horsemanship
BAXXX  6M5013  Administration
AAAXX  6M3618  Arts Administration
BITSX  6M5014  International Contact Centre Service

Essential Module Requirements:
CHMSX / 5M3371
Five Distinctions which must include:
C20139 or 5N1833 or C20174 or C20175 (or OC3/HD3 in LCE Maths)

And two from:
B20005 or 5N1610
B20034 or 4N2279
B20137 or 5N1354
B20138 or 5N1546


BBSXX / 5M2102 / 5M1997 / BBMSX / 6M4985 / BMANX / 6M4587 / BMXXX / 5M2069 / 5M2067 / BAXXX / BACXX / 6M5013 / BALBX / AAAXX / 6M3618 / BBMXX / BITSX / 6M5014
Five Distinctions which must include:
C20139 or 5N1833 or C20174 or C20175 (or OC3/HD3 in LCE Maths)

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In third year there is a work placement in an international company and/or Erasmus study abroad for those taking MH401.

Finance graduates have strong numeracy skills, coupled with an ability to think critically and analytically – invaluable assets in a wide range of professions. Graduates can be found in the banking and financial services industry, economic consultancy, finance units of public and private sector organisations, financial research, journalism, and teaching.


Postgraduate courses are also a possibility.



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