Finance and Economics

Graduates with Finance, Economics and Big Data skills are in high demand here in Ireland and overseas. This degree offers graduates a direct pathway into a full-time career working in financial services or economics. This also opens up opportunities in a range of business careers including financial planning and management consulting. Upon completion of the Level 8 degree, graduates can also sit for the following two professional qualifications, based on the core content mastered in their degree programme, giving them a distinct advantage when looking for employment: • Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA) accredited by the Institute of Banking • Claritas Investment Certificate run by the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Institute. Principal career opportunities for graduates include: • Finance and investment roles • Data analytics • Financial advisory roles • Business analyst roles • Accountancy roles • Economic research roles