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M.Sc. in Financial Risk Management Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin




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Course Description

This programme is designed for students with a quantitative background who want to explore how financial tools can be used to mitigate risk for corporations and society. Industry professionals, practitioners and consultants from around the world will teach you how to forecast, react to and minimalise risk.

We deliver a comprehensive understanding of the core pillars of risk management; credit risk, market risk and operations risk to ensure you have the theoretical foundation for success. You will learn how to explore the key financial tools that are used to mitigate risk, how to interpret and assess the risk of individual financial instruments and assets and how to develop the critical skills to assess the results. This programme is partnered with PRMIA & GARP maximising your career potential in the field of risk management. You will gain practical skills through Bloomberg training and real-life case studies to give you an edge in the competitive job market.

Core Modules*

  • Corporate Finance
  • Derivatives
  • Credit and Fixed Income Instruments
  • Credit Risk
  • Market Risk
  • Operational Risk
  • Risk Quantification & Measurement
  • Mathematics of Contingent Claims

Choose from a wide range of electives: Financial Econometrics, Advanced International Statement Analysis, Treasury Management, Portfolio & Wealth Management, Finance, Policy & Politics, Energy Finance and Trading, Private Equity, Financial Markets & Institutions, Financial Modelling & Scenario Analysis, Panel & Cross Sectional Data Analysis, Enterprise Risk Management, Trading Psychology & Behavioural Analysis, Impact Investment & Risk Management, Business Ethics

* Modules subject to change

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study M.Sc. in Financial Risk Management.

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

€23,200.00 (20,67,157) per year

Please refer Trinity College Dublin website for more up-to-date fee details.

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution




Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

College Green,

Dublin 2,



Republic of Ireland

Entry requirement for international students

  • A first or upper second-class honours degree, or equivalent.
  • Work experience (optional)
  • An English competency exam
  • A GMAT score may be requested in certain cases

All applicants whose first language is not English and who have not been educated through the medium of English must present one of the following qualifications in the English language:

  • IELTS: Grade 6.5 overall
  • TOEFL: 88 internet-based, 570 paper-based, 230 computer-based
  • University of Cambridge: Proficiency Certificate, Grade C or better (CEFR Level C1 or C2), Advanced Certificate, Grade C or better (CEFR Level C1 or C2)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE Academic: a minimum score of 63 to be eligible (with no section score below 59)

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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