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Accounting & Finance Management

Entry requirements

Candidates for this programme should hold a Primary Honours Degree in Accounting and/or Finance or an equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary/ professional institution.


3 stages.

Careers or further progression

MBA Progression Option
On completion of the MSc. in Accounting and Finance Management students may choose to enrol on the MBA in International Business. The graduates may, normally within a two year period, submit, with mentor supervision, two reports based on experiential learning in the workplace. The successful completion of these reports enables them to replace their MSc. qualification with an MBA.

ACCA Progression Option
On successful completion of the programme, students may be eligible to gain exemptions from the examinations of the professional accounting bodies such as ACCA, CPA and others. Please contact the faculty for further details.

Further enquiries

For Further Information
Please contact the Admissions Office
t: +353 1 415 0415

Subjects taught

About the course
The MSc has three stages. The three stages, which accumulate towards the final award, are:

Taught modules:
– Management Accounting and Control
– International Strategy
– International Financial Management
– International Financial Reporting and Analysis
– Audit and Assurance

Taught modules:
– Legal Environment and Corporate Governance
– Strategic Managerial Finance
– Taxation (IRL)*
– International Tax Law*
– Business Research Methods (+)
– Business Planning and Entrepreneurship**
– Leadership and Management Development**
– eBusiness and eMarketing **
– Technology and Business Innovation**

* Select one of two electives
** Select one of four electives
(+) over two semesters

– MSc Research Dissertation with Individual supervision and supporting lectures and seminars.


Validated by QQI.

Enrolment and start dates

Application can be made directly to the GCD Admissions Office or via the website

Applications for all direct entry programmes (undergraduate, postgraduate, part-time/evening time) must be made on the website and relevant* supporting documentation can be emailed to or posted to:

The Admissions Office,
Griffith College Dublin,
South Circular Road,
Dublin 8.

*All applications for direct entry to undergraduate programmes should include a copy of official Leaving Certificate results with the exception of mature applicants (who must supply evidence of date of birth).

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