Master of Accounting

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 24 months

  • Start dates: September

  • Duration: 1 year

  • Level 9 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From € 14,800 / year

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This MSc in Accounting is Ireland’s leading program of its kind, an innovative learning partnership that is informed and shaped by the needs of the accounting and tax professionals of tomorrow.

The program is designed for accounting graduates to combine study for a master’s degree and earn exemptions from professional exams at the same time.

The full-time, one-year master’s program encourages critical and creative thinking, teamwork, and communication, and develops a wide range of professional attributes that empower students. graduates to excel in the accounting profession and take leadership positions in their professional lives.

Program description

Dublin City University has built a reputation as the Business University of Ireland, through its strong and active links with academic, research and industry partners, both at home and abroad.

Our strong relationships with the industry have allowed us to instill an entrepreneurial culture in our graduate courses, resulting in DCU Business School’s reputation as the premier business school. innovative from Ireland.

We offer a unique learning environment where students are encouraged to develop their creativity and skills as innovators.

The quality of our teaching, the small size of our classes, our high levels of participation in the industry make us stand out and have been recognized by AACSB, the world’s leading accreditation body. old and prestigious for business schools.

DCU graduates are highly sought after in the job market, and many continue to serve in management and leadership roles in organizations both at home and abroad.

Career options

Graduates of the Master of Accountancy are exempt from all subjects on the Irish Chartered Accountants CAP2 Exam. To qualify as public accountants, program graduates must pass the Institute’s final admission exam and fulfill a three-year training contract.

Graduates are typically employed by leading international accounting firms, achieving great success on their professional exams. Frequent employers of our graduates include Accenture, Deloitte, EY, Grant Thornton, JP Morgan, KPMG, and PwC.

Program structure

  • Accounting, Business and Society
  • Audit and professional ethics
  • Assurance services: theory and practice
  • International Financial Accounting and Analysis
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Data analysis for accounting and business
  • Research and professional portfolio
  • Capital taxes
  • Corporate taxes
  • Corporate and investment finance

Admission requirements

  • A grade 1 second-degree honors degree in accounting (or with a significant accounting specialization), or international equivalent, along with the full exemption from the Irish Chartered Accountants CAP1 exams.
  • An award of credit in the DCU Professional Diploma in Accounting (DC500) or equivalent qualification, along with full exemption from exams CAP1 from Chartered Accountants of Ireland.
  • If you have earned a second-degree honors degree in Accounting (or a significant specialization in Accounting), or an approved award in the Diploma DCU Accounting Professional (or equivalent), you can still get a spot. This will depend on the availability of places and obtaining high marks in the basic accounting modules of the program. Basic accounting modules include financial accounting, management accounting, tax, and finance.
  • For international candidates, the foreign equivalent is required. In addition, an officially translated degree will be required.
  • IELTS 6.5, and 6.5 in writing and speaking. Other sections score 6.0 or higher (or its internationally recognized equivalent).

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