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Master of Arts in Financial Management (L9,30 ECTS)

  • Fee: €2,500

  • Campus: Online

  • Years: 1

  • Status: Apply Now

Course Overview

The aim of the Masters of Arts in Financial Management is to provide an educational experience that enables participants to achieve an integrated understanding of the operation and strategy of Financial Management, and to develop appropriate intellectual and personal skills. Specifically the programme is designed to offer participants the opportunity to gain a detailed knowledge of the underpinning theory and effective practice of Financial Management which will be of particular benefit in a range of management and leadership roles as well as in specialised Financial Management roles.

On successful completion of the programme, participants will have demonstrated the competencies necessary to:

  • Adopt analytical, systematic approaches toward problem solving and decision making, while simultaneously displaying an appropriate awareness and understanding of the sensitivities involved in the context of organisational dynamics;
  • Demonstrate personal qualities of empathy, leadership, team-working;
  • Manage their own learning and development, and evaluate their own experience through a reflective approach towards the impact of the programme on their lives;
  • Be catalysts of change within their employing organisations, as a result of the adoption of creative and innovative approaches to opportunities and threats.

Students who want to study on Masters of Arts in Financial Management must first complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management to be able to progress to the Masters year. The student will complete a Dissertation under supervision. The flexibility and agility of this programme, will allow students to specialise in a pathway most suited to their skills, career aspirations, and employer needs that will give them research expertise in Financial Management.

Programme Overview

Year 1 – Postgraduate Diploma

Semester 1

  • Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Interpretation of Financial Statements
  • Financial Performance Management

Semester 2

  • Financial Strategy and Risk Management
  • Research Methods
  • Applied Case Studies Capstone Project

Year 2 – M.A

  • Dissertation

Candidates should hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management or equivalent (60 ECTS).


2-3 evenings per week 6pm to 9pm (online) Plus selected Saturdays per 9am – 1pm (online).


Induction for the September 2024 programmes takes place on Saturday 7 September 2024 from 9.00am to 1.00pm.
In advance, you will be required to review Pre-Induction reading material, available to you on

During Induction, you will be given the opportunity to:
– Meet your programme lecturers, programme co-ordinator and students
– Overview of the programme handbook, programme’s modules, assessments and delivery timetable
– Introduction to TUS learning systems including MS Office, Zoom, Moodle etc
– Outline of the learning supports available to you during the programme


Fee Policy 




One Year

The Master’s in Financial Management opens up a plethora of promising career progression opportunities. With a well-established and dynamic economy, Ireland has become a hub for multinational corporations, financial institutions, and thriving businesses. Holding an MA in Financial Management equips graduates with advanced knowledge in areas such as financial analysis, strategic planning, and risk management. This expertise is highly sought after in the competitive job market, providing ample opportunities for roles in financial leadership, consultancy, and strategic decision-making positions. Moreover, Ireland’s commitment to fostering innovation and technology creates openings in fintech companies, further expanding career horizons. The country’s strategic location as a European business gateway enhances the prospects of working in an international environment. As Ireland continues to attract global investments, professionals with a background in financial management find themselves at the forefront of exciting career prospects, making the pursuit of an MA in Financial Management a strategic step towards a rewarding and dynamic career.