Accounting - International Accounting & Analytics - Pathway B

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 report from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland and UK Financial Reporting Council Auditor Skills in a Changing Business World (2016). Examples of modules include Data Science and Big Data Analytics, Analytical and Communication Skills Development,, and Accounting for Management Control.


1. Includes practical hands on module on disruptive technologies that are utilised by businesses to implement the transformation of financial processes.

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. Also required: IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent, if applicable.

Application dates

Places will be offered on a rolling basis and candidates are advised to apply as early as possible. Applications will close when the programme is full.


1MIA3: 7 months, full-time; 1MIA2: 14 months, part-time.

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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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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

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    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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