An honours bachelor degree (2.2 or higher) with accounting constituting a major part. Those who have made timely progress in their professional examinations may also be considered.
If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website. Applicants for this programme should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6.5 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.
Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate programmes satisfying the minimum entry requirement is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the programme of study applications will be assessed based on your academic grades and may also take into account your work/life experience. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview for specific programmes.
This programme is offered on a full time basis (one year) commencing September. It is designed for honours (2.2 or better) graduates in accounting. It is aimed at those wishing to further their studies in accounting and who may wish to prepare for a career as a professional accountant.
It will equip its graduates to successfully complete the examinations of the major accounting bodies operating in Ireland.
The programme will also develop the skills and competencies required to undertake independent research in the areas of accounting and related areas.
Most graduates will initially embark on qualifying as a professional accountant. Following this opportunities exist in both professional offices and elsewhere.
- Financial Reporting
- Management Accounting
- Ethics & Governance
- Business Law
This programme is delivered over 12 months with two taught semesters and a research assignment to be handed in by September.