This course aims to develop an understanding of the world of capital markets, investing and trading. The course commences with an introduction and in-depth look into the world of the stock market. Building on this, investment strategies, portfolio building, terminology and portfolio management are covered in detail.
September 2020 Online Option
For September 2020 intake only, students have the option of taking the entire diploma programme online. We will be teaching on a hybrid basis but on-campus time will be limited due to social distancing requirements that need to be adhered to.
Programme Aims and Objectives
On completion of the programme students should have acquired the skills to:
Identify and understand the key macroeconomic and financial factors, which affect stock prices
Develop the skills necessary to conduct effective research on publicly listed companies
Familiarise students with market terminology and practices
Understand the operation and mechanisms of both stock and derivative markets
Understand and interpret key research data
Develop a fundamental understanding of public companies, from both a technical and financial perspective.
Click here to view provisional 2020 timetable.
To meet the requirements of the Diploma in Investment &Capital Markets, a student will be required to complete a written assignment (100%).
Please note this programme is not on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).