MTU Business Academy

Masters in

Investment Fund Administration

Department of Accounting & Information Systems

Masters in Investment Fund Administration

Programme Details

In Brief

Department & School

Department of Accounting & Information Systems


MTU Bishopstown Campus, Cork

Mode of Study


Method of Delivery

Blended (on campus and online)


Two and a half years (part-time)

Commencement Date

September 2024



Course Fee

Irish/EU applicants - TBC
Non-Irish/non-EU applicants - €12,000


Aisling O’Mahony
+353 (0) 85 150 3201

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.

Teaching Methods

The programme is a blend of modules including:

– Management development
– Aspects of the funds industry technology
– Critical thinking
– Analysis

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.

€500 for a limited number of applicants.

Generally this programme would cost approximately €5,900, however as this programme is 90% HCI funded for the year 23/24, a limited number of Irish-resident candidates enrolling for September 2023 will only need to pay a total of €500. There is no guarantee that any subsidies such as this will be available after the September 2023 intake. Please feel free to apply and you will be notified as to your eligibility for subsidised fees (there will be no obligation to continue with your enrolment in the event that a subsidy is not available to you and you wish not to proceed).

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.

Aisling O’Mahony, Academic Project Manager, Programme Lead
+353 (0) 85 150 3201

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