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Accounting - Applied Accounting

Overview
The MSc in Applied Accounting takes students through a combination of taught modules, self-directed learning and workbased learning, achieving a level of advanced understanding and practical application in accounting. 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

Admission Requirements
The typical candidate will have a Level 8 Honours Degree in Accounting at Grade H2.2 or above, along with exemptions upto and including Professional 1 from CPA Ireland. An international student must also have an IELTS of 6.5 or above to be considered for entry to this Masters. 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.

Duration

2 years (4 Semesters)

Delivery
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

Number of credits

M.Sc.: 90 ECTS

Further enquiries

Enquiries
Don Crowley
Department of Professional & Organisational Development
T: +353 (0)21 433 5900
E: opd@cit.ie

Subjects taught

Modules
All modules are worth 5 credits (ECTS) unless otherwise noted.

STAGE1/SEMESTER 1
Strategy and Leadership (CPA) (10 ECTS) (Part 1 of 2)
Strategic Corporate Finance
Communications & Professional Development
Advanced Corp. Reporting (CPA) (10 ECTS) (Part 1 of 2)

STAGE 1/SEMESTER 2
Accounting Research Methods
Strategy and Leadership (CPA) (Part 2 of 2)
Advanced Corporate Reporting (CPA) (Part 2 of 2)

STAGE 2/SEMESTER 1
Audit Practices (CPA) (10 ECTS) (Part 1 of 2)
Advanced Taxation (CPA) (10 ECTS) (Part 1 of 2)
IT and Analytics for Business
Work-based Learning (CPA) (10 ECTS) (Part 1 of 2)

STAGE 2/SEMESTER 2
Accounting Inquiry
Audit Practices (CPA) (Part 2 of 2)
Advanced Taxation (CPA) (Part 2 of 2)
Work-based Learning (CPA) (Part 2 of 2)

Comment

Location: CIT Bishopstown Campus.

Application date

Apply online at
www.cit.ie/course/CRBAACC9
Closing date: 31st August 2020

Institute Information
The Institute of Certified Public
Accountants in Ireland
17 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2
T: +353 (0)1 425 1000
W: www.cpaireland.ie

Registration with CPA
1st December 2019 for April 2020 Exams
1st June 2020 for August 2020 Exams

Exam Registration Closing Date(s)
1st March 2020 for April 2020 Exams
1st August 2020 for August 2020 Exams

Awarding Body
Institute of Certified Public
Accountants in Ireland
Cork Institute of Technology

CPA Institute contact details

Exams
Arran Feery
T: +353 (0)1 425 1021
E: afeery@cpaireland.ie

Registration for new students
Sinéad O'Donovan
T: +353 (0)1 425 1016
E: sodonovan@cpaireland.ie

Exemptions
Lisa Kelly
T: +353 (0)1 425 1024
E: LKelly@cpaireland.ie

Course fee

€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.

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