Accredited by: National University of Ireland
This course offers a postgraduate route to a career in professional accounting; it offers students the chance to complete much of the study and examination requirements involved in qualifying as an accountant; upon successful completion of all requirements of the course, students gain full exemption from all but the Final Admitting Examination (FAE) of Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI).
Master of Accountancy - MAcc
University College Cork
Part 1: financial reporting 2; computer applications for accountants; financial reporting 1; management accounting 1; management accounting 2; corporate finance 1; corporate finance 2; auditing principles and methodologies; application of auditing principles; taxation 1; taxation 2. Part 2: accounting research, analysis and communication; accounting research project.
Assessment methods include: End-of-year written exam; continuous assessment in the form of interim exams and projects; project based works; group projects.
Candidates must have at least 2.1 in a degree with a significant accounting specialisation and expect to qualify for exemption from the CA Proficiency.