Accounting - International Accounting & Analytics - Pathway B

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This MSc in International Accounting and Analytics at NUI Galway provides the opportunity to deepen your study of the application of management accounting and corporate finance tools in different contexts and to develop understanding, insights and technical knowledge of the data analytics tools and techniques for driving organisational performance. This programme is designed to provide early and mid-career accountants with the skills and knowledge needed to engage with big data in a variety of roles in practice and industry. Our programme responds to the changing skills needed in business, in particular the need for more modules on data interrogation and analytics, noted as increasingly important by the recent Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland and UK Financial Reporting Council report on Auditor Skills in a Changing Business World (2016). Examples of modules include Data Science and Big Data Analytics, Advanced International Financial Reporting, and Accounting for Management Control.

3 Good Reasons To Study This Course

1. SAP Certification.

2. Significant recognition of prior learning (45/90 ECTS).

3. KPMG-led summer school on audit and accounting analytics.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Applicants are required to have completed all of the professional accounting examinations and to have been admitted as full members by a recognised professional accountancy body including the following: ACCA, CIPFA, CIMA, CPA, ICAEW, ICAI, ICAS or other IFAC member body assessed as equivalent by the Academic Programme Director.


7 months, full-time; 14 months, part-time.

Enrolment dates

January Intake

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Career Opportunities
Our MSc is the first programme of its kind in UK and Irish universities to offer practical hands-on modules in SAP and audit analytics tools for accountants. As a graduate of the MSc in International Accounting and Analytics you will have access to a wide range of employment opportunities in accounting, industry, management consultancy and financial services.

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    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

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