What is the MB in Accounting?
The MB in Accounting is a challenging one-year taught programme aimed at preparing business graduates for entry into the accountancy profession. The programme is a fast track to a career in accountancy, earning generous exemptions from the professional institutes (for example Chartered Accountants Ireland offer successful graduates an exemption from the CAP 2 series of examinations).
On the programme, participants share experiences and knowledge to maximise learning. WIT prides itself on its staff/student interaction and the participatory and interactive learning model creates an exciting and stimulating environment. The intensive nature of the programme and its emphasis on teamwork means that one will learn not just with your class group or team, but from them as well.
The MB in Accounting programme at Waterford Institute of Technology provides an outstanding education in accountancy for graduates who wish to continue their studies to an advanced level. The programme is intensive, with a strong emphasis on self-directed learning. On the programme, participants share experiences and knowledge to maximise learning. WIT prides itself on its staff/student interaction; and the participatory and interactive learning creates an exciting and stimulating environment.
Mandatory modules concentrate on the core accounting disciplines: financial reporting, management accounting, taxation, finance and auditing.
These are supplemented by a number of elective modules which allow the perspective student to broaden their accounting knowledge into emerging and non-traditional areas. Elective modules include strategic information management, the reporting environment and strategy & business analysis.
Students are also required to complete a dissertation. There is considerable latitude in the choice of subject area, its scope and methodology. Research methods modules support the dissertation and tutors appointed to each individual student provide direction. The dissertation is due for presentation in mid-August.
Who is the MB in Accounting for?
If you have a degree in accounting (BSc Accounting or BA Accounting, for example) or a general business degree with an accounting major/specialisation and you would like to pursue a career in accounting, then this programme has been designed with you in mind.