Capital Markets (Certificate)
Field of Study
Accounting,Business Information Systems,Business
Type of Course:
Type of Qualification:
Type of Study:
Application Closing Date:
12th January 2018
- An Honours Degree (Level 8) in any discipline.
- A Pass Degree (Level 7) combined with some professional experience.
- Applications will be assessed on a case by case basis and when required candidates may be short listed for an interview.
- An IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent will be asked of non-EU students when deemed appropriate.
This evening course will focus on developing the fundamental and practical knowledge that new or recent graduates will need to work in capital markets, treasury funds, and the financial sector. While the Irish Government has targeted the expansion of the Finance Industry as a key policy objective for the medium term, many companies in Cork have issues in sourcing skilled financial services staff. This part-time course aims to fill that gap. This evening course will focus on developing the fundamental and practical knowledge that new or recent graduates will need to work in capital markets, treasury funds and the financial sector. The Irish Government has targeted the expansion of the Finance Industry as a key policy objective within the IFS 2020 strategy. Cork has established itself as a top class location for IFS. CIT’s new programme aims to support the location of IFS in Cork.
Accounting & Information Systems
All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.
Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2017-2018 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.
An Information/Registration session will take place on Tuesday 5th September from 6.00pm to 8.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.
The programme fee is €2,000.
Whilst the Certificate in Capital Markets is suitable for degree holders of any discipline applicants should be aware that the numerical and computer based component (spreadsheets) is significant and all project work will involve the use of financial models and techniques and spreadsheet tools.
Participants who successfully complete the course should be attractive as potential employees of fund administration and fund management companies, international banks and treasury organisations. The skills developed on this course would also be relevant to entry level positions in the finance department of large organisations.
This evening course will be delivered over one academic semester (January - May) over two evenings for 12 weeks. Participants will be required to attend all classes.
COURSE PROGRAMME, TIMETABLE & FEES
This part time course takes place over 2 evenings a week for one semester and includes a well-structured curriculum to ensure that participant’s time is used wisely. Students will attend lectures for 4 hours two nights a week. This will include classes, weekly laboratory session and talks by industry experts.
The programme comprises 4 modules each worth 5 credits.
- Capital Markets
- Securitization & Derivatives
- Valuation & Pricing
- Capital Markets Regulation
The module descriptors will also provide information on average weekly workload, recommended reading material, assessments and exams.