Higher Certificate in Economics and Finance


The Certificate in Economics and Finance is a Level 9 qualification (postgraduate/masters level). It will be a taught programme that comprises of six modules delivered over one academic year on a part time basis.
This Certificate whilst a stand-alone award will draw on existing modules on the Masters in Business Studies (Economics and Finance). Tailored towards graduates who are already employed in the financial services sector or other businesses who wish to reorient their career/up-skill themselves, it will also cater for graduates who wish to pursue a career in finance or economics. It will equip candidates with advanced skills, knowledge and competencies in econometrics, financial derivatives, financial regulation, advanced financial analysis and interpretation as well as exposure to contemporary issues and their application to practice. Candidates will learn not only theory but will work with live data.

A variety of teaching and learning approaches will be used including lectures, workshops, seminars and lab based sessions to facilitate learning through participation, problem solving and reflection. The course will be delivered one/ two evenings per week and over a small number of Saturdays.

Entry Details:
Applicants must hold at least a Level 8 qualification in business/finance/economics or another discipline but with economics and/or finance related modules.
Students without a Level 8 qualification may qualify under RPL as per WIT academic guidelines on RPL.
International students must meet the WIT requirements for postgraduates in IELTS or equivalent.


  • Higher Certificate in Economics & Finance
    16th September 2019 - 22nd September 2019
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Registration Options

Details Price Qty
Skillnet Membershow details + €2,250.00 (EUR)  
Waterford Chamber Membershow details + €2,250.00 (EUR)  
Non Membershow details + €3,000.00 (EUR)  


Venue Phone: 353 (0)51 302000

Venue Website:

Waterford Institute of Technology, Cork Road, Waterford, Munster, Ireland

Waterford Institute of Technology is a state funded third-level educational freely available large scale institution situated in the city of Waterford, Ireland.