Accounting - Applied Accounting - Cork

The MSc in Applied Accounting takes students through a combination of taught modules, self-directed learning and work based learning, achieving a level of advanced understanding and practical application in accounting. It will be offered over a two year period, with students attending MTU on two evenings per week, 6pm – 10pm, during each academic year. 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.

Subjects taught

Professional Level – Tuesday & Thursday

Managerial Finance
Financial Reporting
Corporate Law
Audit & Assurance
Strategic Level (SL) – Monday & Thursday

Strategy & Leadership (M)
Advanced Audit & Assurance (E)
Advanced Financial Reporting (M)
Advanced Tax Strategy (E)

Entry requirements

Entry Criteria
The typical candidate will have a Level 8 Honours Degree in Accounting at grade H2.2 or above, along with exemptions up to and including Professional Level 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 Level CPA Ireland suite of exams and have appropriate work experience.


M.Sc.: 90 ECTS


2 years part-time.


€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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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Evening,Daytime,Weekend

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