Accounting - Aungier Street

What is... Accounting ?
In addition to a Masters level 9 qualification, graduates of this course obtain a jump start towards gaining their professional accountancy qualification with Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI) by providing CAP2 exemptions. You will undertake advanced learning in both theory and professional practice and learn to solve accounting and business problems in innovative ways. Exemptions

Graduates of the Masters in Accounting benefit from a range of accounting exemptions provided by professional bodies to include; Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA Ireland) and the Irish Tax Institute

This Masters programme foundation exposes students to the broad organisational, regulatory and market context in which accountants operate. Students then pursue advanced learning in accounting within the contexts of both professional practice and the theoretical paradigms that underpin such practice.

Subjects taught

Year-Round Modules
• Accounting & Strategy in Practice
• Auditing
• Taxation
• Accounting Enquiry

Semester 1
• Management Accounting 1
• Finance 1
• Financial Reporting 1
• Ethics & Governance

Semester 2
• Management Accounting 2
• Finance 2
• Financial Reporting 2

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements?
This course is offered on a full time basis (one year) commencing September. It is designed for honours graduates (2.1 or better) in accounting or equivalent. It is expected that all candidates will have full CAP1 exemptions from Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI).

If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website. Applicants for this programme should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6.5 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.

Application dates

Applications open from November 2021.


1 year, full-time.

Method of Delivery: Classroom

This programme is delivered over two extended semesters from September to June.
Teaching hours are 21 hours per week in the semester 1 and 19 hours per week in semester 2.

Enrolment dates

Commencement Date: 01/09/2020

Post Course Info

What are my career opportunities?
The majority of graduates will initially transition to a training contract with one of the 'Big 4' Accounting firms, KPMG, Deloitte, EY and PWC or one of the many accountancy practices currently very active in the graduate recruitment market. Graduates of this programme generally have their choice of roles post completion. Future potential roles range from senior manager with the Big 4 or even partner to chief financial officers, financial controllers, company secretaries, financial analysts and planners, tax advisers, financial and management accountants, auditors, system designers, investment advisors and even the formation of their own accounting practice.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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