Accounting - Applied Accounting - Cork Campus

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.

Entry requirements

The typical candidate will have a Level 8 Honours Degree in Accounting at grade 2.2 or above, along with exemptions up to and including Professional 1 from CPA Ireland.

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

YEAR 1
Modules - Full Academic Year

Advanced Financial Reporting (SL)
Strategy & Leadership (SL)

Semester 1
Strategic Corporate Finance
Communication &
Professional Development

Semester 2
Research Methods

YEAR 2
Modules - Full Academic Year
Advanced Audit & Assurance (SL)
Advanced Tax Strategy (SL)

Semester 1
Data Analytics & Strategy

Semester 2
Accounting Inquiry (Research)

Work Based Learning - Year 1 and Year 2

Professional Level (PL) - 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)

Credits

M.Sc.: 90 ECTS

Duration

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.

Post Course Info

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.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    MSc

  • Qualifications

    Professional Level

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Evening,Daytime,Weekend

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