The overall target of the course is to instil a broad knowledge base in the many aspects of accounting, coupled with the specific skills that successful graduates will require in order to progress through professional training and gain rapid access to senior management positions in their future career.
A stepping stone in your accounting career – the course is widely recognised for the quality of its graduates and the accelerated career trajectory that they take, both within Ireland and internationally.Diversified teaching from leading experts – via workshops, lectures, seminars and IT laboratories. Graduates will benefit from and apply cutting-edge knowledge delivered by expert lecturers and researchers, as well as accounting professionals and executives. Our lecturers include a former president of Chartered Accountants Ireland, as well as authors of accounting textbooks.
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Tuition fee for the international students.)
European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.)
You must complete ten compulsory modules in the following areas
and either a minor dissertation or two summer modules:
• Financial Reporting
• Advanced Financial Accounting
• Finance and Financial Instruments
• Auditing and Assurance 1 & 2
• Taxation 1 & 2
• Management Accounting
• Management Control Systems
• Contemporary Issues in Accounting (Case Study Based)
Unless you are undertaking a minor dissertation, you must complete
two summer modules from the following list:
• Corporate Governance and Ethics
• Current Issues in Accounting Practice
• Taxation Summer School
A first class or second class honours grade 1 Business degree. An overall final average grade of 63% or GPA of 3.20 (out of 4.2) will be required (or equivalent).For students from the University of Limerick, a final QCA of 3.12 or higher is required. Exemption from the Chartered Accountants Proficiency I (CAP 1) examination is also required which is obtained from Chartered Accountants Ireland.
International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to universities in Ireland when:
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