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. Upon successfully completing Year 3 in Bachelor of Business in Finance (Level 7) students can then apply internally for Year 4, Bachelor of Business (Honours) Finance and Economics. GMIT Honours (Level 8) qualifications are recognised worldwide for postgraduate entry across a wide range of business specialisms.