Accredited by: National University of Ireland
The programme aims to teach students: A functional and technical level of competence above that demanded by the Chartered Accountants' professional syllabus, in the areas of financial accounting, management accounting, finance, auditing and taxation; the development of a theoretical and conceptual understanding of accounting, enabling graduates to apply the necessary accounting skills and concepts to comprehend and solve accounting problems; the ability to use the required IT tools, decision-making and evaluation processes and communication skills when reporting financial information to businesses and assessing the impact of eventual decisions.
Master of Accountancy - MAcc
University College Dublin
Modules include: Management accounting 1: Decision making; advanced financial accounting; auditing and assurance 1; finance and financial instruments; taxation 1; financial reporting; auditing and assurance 2; management control systems; taxation 2; contemporary issues accounting; students then choose 2 options from: Corporate governnance and ethics; current issues in accounting practice; current issues in management accounting; taxation summer school.
A 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree in business; achieved full exemption from Chartered Accountants Ireland's (ICAI) CAP 1 examinations. If English is not your 1st language an English language qualification is required for admission to all of our courses. The exception to this rule is if you have completed your primary degree or an entire third level qualification through English, in an English speaking country.