Investment Fund Administration
Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Masters in Investment Fund Administration
What To Expect
This programme is for early to mid-stage career professionals who are ambitious to develop their careers further.
The investment fund administration sector is characterized by very well qualified individuals who have deep specialist knowledge of their area of expertise. This programme provides participants with the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of the industry and acquire skills that will assist them as they assume management and leadership roles in their careers.
The programme is a unique mix of professional development and sector specific knowledge that will help you to advance your career.
The programme offers the flexibility of online learning with the benefit of an onsite experience also. This allows participants to develop their own personal network within the industry and develop their team and organisational skills through group assessments.
The programme is a blend of modules including:
– Management development
– Aspects of the funds industry technology
– Critical thinking
These are the types of modules that will enhance your knowledge of the industry and develop key skills to allow your career to thrive in an increasingly more complicated world.
For detailed module information, please click the button below
Applicants who have a minimum of Level 8 qualification in business/finance/economics/IT/Law or an approved equivalent qualification are eligible to apply for entry to the programme. The programme is offered on a modular basis and requires learners to attain 90 credits. Additionally, candidates would ideally have at least 12 months’ work experience within the investment fund sector.
If you do not have a level 8 honours degree then it is possible that you may be eligible if you can provide evidence of a broader portfolio of training, learning and experience. This process is call RPL (recognition of prior learning) – Visit – MTU Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Service.
All applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of English language proficiency (IELTS score of at least 6.0). English language tests must be undertaken no more than two years prior to the start of the programme.
Irish/EU applicants – €5,900 (However as this is 90% HCI funded for the year 22/23, up to 20 candidates will only need to pay €500.)
Non-Irish/non-EU applicants – €12,000
For the programme commencing in the academic year 2021/22, the full cost of the part-time programme for Irish/EU applicants is €5,900 and €12,000 for non-Irish/non-EU applicants.
However, for those starting the programme in the academic year 2022/23, the programme is substantially subsidised through the Human Capital Initiative (Pillar 3). A reduced fee for Irish/EU applicants of €500 applies. This reduced fee is available for up to a maximum of 20 eligible applicants for enrolment for September 2022. Please note, that this programme does require participants to be physically present for some pre-specified classes during each semester and is categorised as a part-time programme.
Once we have accepted 20 people in each enrolment cycle at each institution, we do not intend to offer in excess of these 20 places on the programme to Irish/EU applicants, unless an applicant has declared that, in the event of the programme being over-subscribed, they would pay the full unsubsidised fee.
Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €500 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.
Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the ‘apply now’ button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.