JE Cairnes School of Business & Economics

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J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics
J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics
BSc. Financial Mathematics & Economics
(GY309)
Headlines
4-Year Broad, Multidisciplinary Degree
 Excellent Career & Postgraduate Opportunities
 Small-class size: 20-25 students
 2014 CAO points: 450
 Exemptions from Institute of Actuaries
 HC3 in Mathematics is required
 Jointly provided with College of Science
J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics
BSc. FM&E (GY309): Key Objectives
1) Rigorous foundation across a range of quantitative
subjects - mathematics, applied mathematics,
statistics, economics and finance
2) Focus on technical & analytical skills
3) Broader scope than either a purely actuarial
science or finance degree, while still being
equivalent to an honours degree across each
discipline
J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics
Some useful information
http://www.nuigalway.ie/courses/undergraduatecourses/financial-mathematics-and-economics.html
School Institute
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J.E. Cairnes School of Business
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Economics
BSc. FM&E (GY309): Study Abroad
4 year degree:
Opportunity to have study
abroad in third year
(replacing semester in
NUI Galway) through
English in US, Europe,
Australia or Hong Kong –
HKUST is pictured
J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics
GY309: Where our 2013 & 2014
graduates have gone
Employed:
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Mercer plc, Investment Analyst, Cork
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First Derivatives, Financial Consultants, Newry / Dublin
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Accenture, Management Consultant, Dublin
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Deloitte, Financial Consultant, Dublin
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Accenture, Data Analytics, Dublin
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Bank of Ireland, Trainee Actuary & Risk Analyst, Dublin
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New Ireland Assurance, Trainee Actuary, Dublin
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Central Bank of Ireland, Financial Stability division, Dublin
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Ernst & Young, Trainee Accountant, Limerick
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AIB, Graduate Data Analyst, Dublin
School Institute
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J.E. Cairnes School of Business
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Economics
GY309: Where our 2013 & 2014
graduates have gone
Postgraduate Courses:
• Masters / PhD, Mathematics of Planet Earth CDT, Imperial
College, London
• Masters / PhD, EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in
Cloud Computing for Big Data, Newcastle University
• Masters / Graduate Diploma in Actuarial Science, UCD
• MSc. Financial Mathematics, City University, London
• Masters in Finance and Capital Markets, DCU
School Institute
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J.E. Cairnes School of Business
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Economics
Destinations of Previous Graduates
indicate Flexibility of FM&E Degree
1) Financial Services
• Investment Banking – Goldman Sachs (London); JP Morgan (Dublin, London,
New York); Merrill Lynch (Dublin)
• Quantitative Finance – Credit Suisse (London)
• Forex trading - BNP Paribas (New York); Scotiabank (Dublin)
• Hedge funds – Oakhill Advisers (London)
• Private Equity – Blackstone (Los Angeles)
• Risk Analyst, Portfolio Management Unit, AIB, Dublin
• Credit risk analysts – AIB (Dublin); Depfa Bank (Dublin)
• Risk modelling – Bank of Bermuda (Dublin)
School Institute
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J.E. Cairnes School of Business
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Economics
Destinations of Previous Graduates
indicate Flexibility of FM&E Degree
2) Actuarial Careers – a very high demand exists here
• Aspen Insurance (London) – Head of Capital Modelling
• Mercer (Dublin & Cork)
• EMB, Epsom (London)
• Scottish Widows (Edinburgh)
• PWC, AON Hewitt (Dublin, Cork, Belfast)
• Milliman , Royal & Sun Alliance, Irish Life (Dublin)
• New Ireland Assurance, Hibernian (Dublin)
• VHI Healthcare (Dublin)
School Institute
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J.E. Cairnes School of Business
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Economics
Destinations of Previous Graduates
indicate Flexibility of FM&E Degree
3) Other Careers – Key Advantage of this degree
• Economists – Goodbody, Central Bank of Ireland, Bank of England
• Management Consultant, Accenture, Dublin
• Economic analyst – Financial Services Authority (FSA), London
• Risk analysts – NTMA, NPRF & NAMA,
• Sports odds compiler – Paddy Power bookmakers, Dublin
• Accounting and tax trainees – including at all of the Big 4
• Secondary school teaching – degree is recognised for teaching
Mathematics and Economics (and possibly other Business courses)
School Institute
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J.E. Cairnes School of Business
&Name
Economics
Our Graduates are in High Demand in
other Universities
1) Actuarial Science
– H.Dip. in Actuarial Science, UCD or Heriot-Watt , Edinburgh
(completes remaining CT level actuarial exemptions)
2) Financial Economics
– MPhil. in Finance, University of Cambridge
– Masters in Finance, University of Warwick, UK
3) Financial Mathematics & Statistics
– PhD in Statistics, University of California, Berkeley
- MSc. in Financial Mathematics, CASS Business School, London
J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics
Connect with us:
Cian Twomey, Programme Director [email protected]
J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics
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