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Accounting & Finance Management

Overview
Progressive MSc course designed to prepare graduates for management careers in accounting and finance.

This programme is aimed at Accounting and Finance graduates, with or without relevant business experience, and provides a flexible route to an internationally recognised qualification.

Why Study Accounting & Finance Management at Griffith College.

Our MSc in Accounting & Finance Management programme is available on either a full or part-time basis and aims to prepare graduates for careers in International Accounting and Finance Management.

Students will advance their functional management competencies in finance and accounting.

Students will develop and refine transferable interpersonal and leadership skills which they can bring to the workplace.

Students will gain the experience of working in culturally diverse teams across a multicultural environment promoting a greater understanding of different business settings and contexts.

Students have the opportunity to further their studies by enrolling on our MBA in International Business or gain up to 9 exemptions from any future ACCA, CPA or other examinations.

A highly practical learning approach taught by a Graduate Business School lecturing team with outstanding industry experience.

Entry requirements

Applicants normally must hold an approved honours degree in the field of accounting and finance or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary / professional institution.

English Language Proficiency
All applicants for whom English is not their native language must provide proof of English language proficiency to a standard of at least 6.5 in IELTS, 575 TOEFL or equivalent.

Accreditation of Prior Learning and Prior Experience (APL/APEL)
The Graduate Business School welcomes applications from those with prior academic and/or professional learning experience which may be relevant to the MSc in Accounting and Finance Management programme. Applicants who wish for their prior academic and/ or professional learning experience to be considered are requested to indicate this at the time of application and we will be happy to examine all of the relevant documentation accordingly.

Duration

1 Year Full Time

Careers or further progression

Academic Progression
On completion of the Level, 9 MSc in Accounting & Finance Management students may progress onto a range of Level 10 Doctoral programmes on the National Qualifications Framework. The Postgraduate QQI validation means that your qualification is recognised not only in Ireland and Europe but throughout the world.

Career Progression
Through the MSc in Accounting and Finance Management, you will have gained valuable professional experience, built a strong foundation of communication and presentation skills, and covered a diverse range of topics. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates including:

Financial Analyst
International Banking
Business Development Executive
Business Analyst
Product Manager
Accounts Payable Accountant
Operational Risk Officer
Operations Manager
Financial Controller
Cost Accountant

Further enquiries

Dublin - Main Campus
+353 1 415 0400
admissions@griffith.ie

Subjects taught

Stage 1
Strategic Performance Management
International Financial Reporting and Analysis
Advanced Audit and Assurance
Law and Corporate Governance

Stage 2
Strategic Financial Management
Research Methods
Business Consultancy and Analysis

Electives
Taxation (IRL)
International Tax Law
Digital Business
Portfolio Management
Managerial Economics
Regional Analysis
Leadership and Management Development
Research Dissertation
MSc Dissertation

Comment

Validated by QQI.
NFQ Level 9.
Campus: Dublin Main Campus.

Application date

How to Apply

Applicants can apply directly on our website (see "Application Weblink" below).

Applicants must normally hold an approved honours degree in the field of accounting and finance or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary/professional institution. Students with or without relevant business management experience are welcome to apply.

Enrolment and start dates

Intake Dates
We run 2 intakes for this course commencing in Spring and Autumn.
February 2020*
September 2020

*subject to sufficient numbers.

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