Defined as “markets in which money is provided for periods longer than a year. Capital markets channel the wealth of savers to those who can put it to long-term productive use, such as companies or governments making long-term investments.
This programme equips graduates with the skills and knowledge needed to being work in the fast growing financial services area. It uses a combination of lectures, practical PC laboratory classes, continuous assessment, and applied projects to ensure that participants fully grasp the necessary skills needed for this field. Lectures are taught by experienced CIT Staff and industry professionals. This is a part time evening course and so is suitable for or those in employment.
No. Good mathematical skills and computer skills would be an advantage however but are not requirements. This programme will help participants develop important financial mathematical and analytical skills.
Each candidate for the course will be assessed individually as to their suitability for the programme.
The entry requirements for the course are:
Honours Degree (Level 8) in any discipline
or An Ordinary Degree (level 7) with some experience/skills that are relevant to the course.
Ireland has a labour shortage in the financial services industry which is something the government have highlighted as an issue. You also will develop many transferable skills such as spreadsheet skills, analytical skills and mathematical skills which are in demand generally across many different industries. The most obvious areas of employment include International Banking, Fund Administration, Fund Management and Treasury Organisations.
For graduates of a non-business related discipline this would be an excellent opportunity to gain a relevant Financial qualification.
YES! This programme is very much aimed at those who have come from other disciplines and wish to enter a career in Finance. Whether you have studied science, engineering, humanities or languages doesn’t matter provided that you meet the entry requirements.