Accounting - Applied Accounting

Overview
The MSc in Applied Accounting takes students through a combination of taught modules, self-directed learning and workbased learning, achieving a level of advanced understanding and practical application in accounting. Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates will be eligible for the award of MSc in Applied Accounting. The students will have one further year of training with their employer, after which they will be eligible to apply for membership of CPA Ireland.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements
The typical candidate will have a Level 8 Honours Degree in Accounting at Grade H2.2 or above, along with exemptions upto and including Professional 1 from CPA Ireland. An international student must also have an IELTS of 6.5 or above to be considered for entry to this Masters. Candidates that do not have the appropriate undergraduate degree may still be considered for admission to this Masters under exceptional circumstances if, for example, they have secured the Professional 1 CPA Ireland suite of exams and have appropriate work experience.

Subjects taught

Modules
All modules are worth 5 credits (ECTS) unless otherwise noted.

STAGE1/SEMESTER 1
Strategy and Leadership (CPA) (10 ECTS) (Part 1 of 2)
Strategic Corporate Finance
Communications & Professional Development
Advanced Corp. Reporting (CPA) (10 ECTS) (Part 1 of 2)

STAGE 1/SEMESTER 2
Accounting Research Methods
Strategy and Leadership (CPA) (Part 2 of 2)
Advanced Corporate Reporting (CPA) (Part 2 of 2)

STAGE 2/SEMESTER 1
Audit Practices (CPA) (10 ECTS) (Part 1 of 2)
Advanced Taxation (CPA) (10 ECTS) (Part 1 of 2)
IT and Analytics for Business
Work-based Learning (CPA) (10 ECTS) (Part 1 of 2)

STAGE 2/SEMESTER 2
Accounting Inquiry
Audit Practices (CPA) (Part 2 of 2)
Advanced Taxation (CPA) (Part 2 of 2)
Work-based Learning (CPA) (Part 2 of 2)

Credits

M.Sc.: 90 ECTS

Duration

2 years (4 Semesters)

Delivery
Part-time
No. of weeks per semester: 15
No. of timetable hours per week: circa 12
Which days: Monday & Thursday (evenings), and occasional Saturdays
Duration: 4 semesters

Fees

€5,000* per year

*NB For students pursuing the CPA qualification and Masters programme, An annual payment of €500 to CPA Ireland will apply. This fee will cover, exemptions, student membership of CPA Ireland and all associated exams.

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  • Qualification letters

    MSc

  • Qualifications

    Professional Level

  • Attendance type

    Weekend

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