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Master of Business in Investment Fund Administration

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Programme Code: CR_BIFAD_9
 
Mode of Delivery:Part Time, Partially Online
 
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:9
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:90
programmeReviewDate:June 2024
Department:ACCOUNTING & INFORMATION SYSTEMS
 

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Students will be able to reflect on the role that investments funds play in society, the constraints that society places on investment fund operations and the responsibilities the society expects of individuals in the industry.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Students will deepen their knowledge of and critically evaluate the key theories and concepts underpinning investment fund practices and operations.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Students will be able to diagnose, scrutinise and critically evaluate the opportunities and challenges posed by the turbulent business environment and technological advances on organisations and the industry.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) Students will develop appropriate professional and interpersonal skills required in the modern business environment including time management, self-discipline, team working, conflict management, communication and report writing.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) Students will be able to assess the various challenges involved in managing a fund administration organisation and demonstrate the acuity, analytical skills and technical skills to overcome those challenges.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) Students will demonstrate reflective learning skills and display both informed and independent critical thinking and analysis.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) Students will undertake both standard and specialised analysis over the course of their studies which will enhance their independent learning and organisation skills.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) Students will demonstrate reflective learning skills and display both informed and independent critical thinking and analysis.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
FINA9001 Contemp. Issues in Funds Ind.
MGMT9065 Strategic Leadership
STAT9010 Data Analytics and Statistics

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
FINA9002 Regulation of Investment Funds
FINA9003 Asset Management Techniques
MGMT9066 Professional Development
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ACCT9012 Fund Reporting and Risk Mgmt.
FINA9004 Principles of Financial Reg.
MGMT9067 Managing People

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
FINA9005 Governance of Investment Funds
MGMT9068 Managing Technological Change
STAT9011 Critical Thinking with Stats.

Stage 2 / Semester 3

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ACCT9008 Finance Research Methods
Elective
Module Code Module Title
FINA9006 Applied Inv Fund Project
FINA9007 Work-Based Project

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