MSc in Accounting and Financial Management

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 24 months

  • Start dates: February / September

  • Duration: 1 year

  • Level 9 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From 14,000 € / year

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This Master of Accounting and Financial Management program aims to prepare graduates for careers in International Accounting and Financial Management.

  • Students will advance their functional management competencies in finance and accounting.
  • Students will develop and hone transferable interpersonal and leadership skills that they can bring to the workplace.
  • Students will gain the experience of working in culturally diverse teams in a multicultural environment that promotes a greater understanding of different business environments and contexts.
  • Students have the opportunity to continue their studies by enrolling in our MBA in International Business or obtain up to 9 exemptions from any ACCA, CPA or other exams futures.
  • Provides a highly practical learning approach delivered by a team of Graduate Business School faculty with exceptional industry experience.
  • Finalist for excellence in education at the Irish Accountancy Awards 2020.

Career progression

Through the Master of Accounting and Financial Management, you will have gained valuable professional experience, built a solid foundation of communication and presentation skills, and covered a wide range of topics. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates, including:

  • Financial analyst
  • International banking
  • Business Development Executive
  • Business Analyst
  • Product manager
  • Accounts payable counter
  • Operational Risk Officer
  • Operations Manager
  • Financial controller
  • Cost counter

Program structure

The student will complete six subjects and a thesis. In the first semester the student will complete three compulsory subjects and in the second semester they will choose three elective subjects on human rights.

  • Strategic performance management
  • International financial reports and analysis
  • Advanced audit and assurance
  • Law and corporate governance
  • Strategic financial management
  • Search methods
  • Business analysis and advice
  • Taxation (IRL)
  • International Tax Law
  • Digital Business
  • Portfolio management
  • Business Economics
  • Regional analysis
  • Leadership and management development
  • Master’s Dissertation

Admission requirements

  • Applicants must normally have an approved bachelor’s degree in the field of accounting and finance or an equivalent qualification from an approved college / professional institution.
  • For international candidates, the foreign equivalent is required. In addition, an officially translated degree will be required.
  • If English is not your mother tongue, you must show that your level of English is at an adequate level, that is, a minimum of 6.5 IELTS or equivalent.

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