Machine Learning for Finance MSc
The MSc in Machine Learning for Finance is a unique, interdisciplinary program which blends applied, practical financial theory with an advanced technical skillset derived from computer science.
The MSc in Machine Learning for Finance is the first, fully online program of its kind in Ireland.
The program leverages the experience, knowledge and expertise from the industry-led MSc in Artificial Intelligence. Combined with the award-winning finance postgraduate offerings in the Kemmy Business School, this program provides a focussed upskilling initiative addressing widening AI skills shortage in the financial services industry.
With the financial services industry posited to become mass adopters of AI in the near future; this program is aimed at those working in financial services, professional services and data analysis roles who wish to upskill and reskill to meet the considerable industry demand for applied technical skills combined with strong business acumen.
Applicants must hold a Level 8 honours degree at a minimum second class honours, grade 2 (NQF or other internationally recognised equivalent) in a relevant discipline such as finance, economics, business, engineering, computing, mathematics, science or technology.
Applicants from other disciplines who have relevant mathematics and computing elements in their primary degree will also be considered.
Applicants who possess an honours degree, minimum 2nd class, grade 2, or equivalent in a non-numerate discipline and have three years experiential learning in an appropriate computing discipline will be considered.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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Year 1 Autumn Semester
- Introduction to Scientific Computing for AI
- Capital Markets & Corporate Finance
Year 1 Spring Semester
- Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
- Data Analytics
Year 1 Summer Semester
- Risk, Ethics, Governance and Artificial Intelligence
- Advanced Topics Seminars and Project Specification
Year 2 Autumn Semester
- Machine Learning Applications
- Machine Learning for Finance
Year 2 Spring Semester
- Derivative Markets
- Deep Learning for Finance
Electives (Choose 1)
- Deep Learning
- Artificial Intelligence & Data Science Ecosystems: Theory & Practice
Year 2 Summer Semester
- Project and Dissertation – Machine Learning for Finance
Scholarships & funding
For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.
EU & NON EU- €7,625 per annum
Qualification: NFQ Level 9 Major Award
There are 90 ECTs for the program.
About this institute
University of Limerick
The University of Limerick (UL) is renowned for its graduate employability, dedication to the student experience, industry-relevant programmes, award-winning research, stunning campus and UL`s deep commitment to community engagement. With close to 16,000 students, including 3,000 international students, UL is...
Why study at University of Limerick
The Universities commitment to graduate employability, UL`s dedication to the student experience, industry-relevant programmes, award-winning research, stunning campus and UL`s deep commitment to community engagement.
The University of Limerick houses a broad range of world class and specialist equipment and facilities that give students and researchers an immersive and practical approach to their studies and research.
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