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.
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 course 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.
Accounting & Strategy in Practice
Management Accounting 1
Financial Reporting 1
Ethics & Governance
Management Accounting 2
Financial Reporting 2
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 course should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6.5 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.
Applications for courses commencing in September 2024 will open in November 2023.
Mode of Study Full Time
Method of Delivery On-Campus
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.
Commencement Date: September 2024
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 active in the graduate recruitment market. Graduates of this course 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.