BRIEF COURSE INFORMATION
The Master of Accounting programme’s aim is to further improve your conceptual base and knowing and skill to perform as an honours accounting graduate seeking a career in this area. The programme combines the advanced study of accounting as a fundamentals for a qualified career with the training of your academic and intellectual capabilities. It emphasises group task and oral and written communication skills, and has been advanced with reference to the Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI) syllabus. Therefore, significant exemptions from the CAI examinations are available.Key facts
Entry requirements The minimum entry requirement is a 2.1 honours grades in Business or Commerce, with a significant specialisation in Accounting. Students are normally required to consist of full exemptions from CAI’s CAP1 examinations before embarking on the MAcc programme.Course Outline
The programme includes such modules as:
- Financial Accounting
- Management Accounting
- Skills for Accounting Research and Practice
- Management Information Systems
- Strategic Management
- Accounting Research Project.
Exemptions Graduates of the MAcc are granted full exemption from CAI’s CAP2 examinations, provided they consist of full exemption from CAI’s CAP1 exams before taking the MAcc.
Requirements and assessment Semester One exams: December. Semester Two exams: April/May. A range of exams techniques are integrated and assessed throughout the programme. These include projects, reports, presentations, case studies and debates.