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Capital Markets (Certificate)

  • Course Code

    CR_BCAMA_8

  • Field of Study

    Accounting,Business Information Systems,Business

  • Type of Course:

    Certificate

  • Type of Qualification:

    Certificate

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    10th September 2018

Course duration:

One Semester

Admission Requirements:

  • 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.  

Springboard

The Springboard+ initiative gives an opportunity to job seekers to access relevant courses in CIT free of charge, while maintaining their benefits. Places are also available on some courses for those eligible in employment who are looking to upskill or homemakers not in receipt of a DSP payment. Those in employment will be required to fund 10%, the HEA will fund the remaining 90%.

See these FAQs and eligibility details.

Course summary

This evening course which has Springboard+ funding 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 for the medium term. 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.

Department(s)

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 2018-2019 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 4th September 2018 from 6.00pm to 8.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.

 

Course fee is €2,000. 

Springboard+ funded option also available for those eligible- please visit www.springboardcourses.ie 

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 Financial Services Industry as a key policy objective for the medium term. Cork has established itself as a top class location for Financial Services and CIT’s new programme aims to support the location of this industry in Cork.

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 will 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.

Duration and Delivery

This part time course takes place over two 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. will be required to attend all classes.

CIT has developed a website which gives full details of all modules for all courses. The website also has information on recommended textbooks, average weekly workload, assessments and examinations.

For detailed information please click on the individual modules below

 

  • Online Application is open for course commencing 12th September 2018.
  • Closing date for applications is 10th September 2018.
  • Please attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application.

 

For individuals who are eligible for springboard funding please click below

 

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For all other individuals (not eligible for Springboard funding) the course fee is €2,000

 

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Kieran O'Reilly - Course Coordinator
kieran.oreilly@cit.ie

Elaine Casey - Course Coordinator
elaine.casey@cit.ie