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Key Info

  • Course Code CR_BAACC_9
  • Field of StudyAccounting
  • Type of CourseMasters Degree
  • Type of QualificationMaster of Science
  • Type of Study Part time
  • Application Closing Date30th August 2019
  • DurationTwo years, two evenings per week, 6pm – 10pm, during each academic year.
  • Level9
  • LocationBishopstown Campus
  • Fees

    €10,000
    (€5,000 per annum)

The MSc in Applied Accounting takes students through a combination of taught modules, self-directed learning and work based learning, achieving a level of advanced understanding and practical application in accounting. Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates will be eligible for the award of MSc in Applied Accounting. The students will have one further year of training with their employer, after which they will be eligible to apply for membership of CPA Ireland.

 

Course fee: €10,000 (€5,000 per annum)

 

*For students pursuing the CPA qualification and Masters programme, an annual payment of €500 to CPA Ireland will apply. This fee will cover, exemptions, student membership of CPA Ireland and all associated exams.
 

The running of this programme will be dependent on a sufficient number of students enrolling on the course. The programme may be withdrawn if this requirement is not fulfilled.
 

Institute Information

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland
17 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2
T: 01 425 1000 www.cpaireland.ie

 

Registration with CPA

1st December 2019 for April 2020 Exams
1st June 2020 for August 2020 Exams

 

Exam Registration Closing Date(s)

1st March 2020 for April 2020 Exams
1st August 2020 for August 2020 Exams

 

Awarding Body

Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland
Cork Institute of Technology

 


CPA Institute contact details

Exams: Arran Feery
T: 01 425 1021 E: afeery@cpaireland.ie

Registration for new students: Sinéad O’Donovan
T: 01 425 1016 E: sodonovan@cpaireland.ie

Exemptions: Lisa Kelly
T: 01 4251024 E: LKelly@cpaireland.ie
 



 

The typical candidate will have a Level 8 Honours Degree in Accounting at grade H2.2 or above, along with exemptions up to and including Professional 1 from CPA Ireland. An international student must also have an IELTS of 6.5 or above to be considered for entry to this Masters.

Candidates that do not have the appropriate undergraduate degree may still be considered for admission to this Masters under exceptional circumstances if, for example, they have secured the Professional 1 CPA Ireland suite of exams and have appropriate work experience.

Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates will be eligible for the award of MSc in Applied Accounting. The students will have one further year of training with their employer, after which they will be eligible to apply for membership of CPA Ireland.

Year 1
Modules - Full Academic Year Semester 1 Semester 2
Advanced Corporate Reporting (P2)
Strategy & Leadership (P2)
Strategic Corporate Finance
Communication &
Professional Development
Research Methods

 

 

 

 

Year 2
Modules - Full Academic Year Semester 1 Semester 2
Audit Practice & Assurance (P2)
Advanced Taxation (P2)
Data Analytics & Strategy
 
Accounting Inquiry (Research)
 
Work-based Learning = Year 1 and Year 2
 

Professional Level

Professional 1 – Tuesday & Thursday
Managerial Finance
Corporate Reporting
Corporate Laws and Governance
Auditing


Professional 2 – Monday & Thursday
Strategy & Leadership (M)
Audit Practice & Assurance Services (E)
Advanced Corporate Reporting (M)
Advanced Taxation (E)

€10,000
(€5,000 per annum)

Course Details

Part-time Information

  • All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.
  • Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2019-2020 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.
  • Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions. Students will be notified of their fees by email to their CIT email account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.
  • Some candidates may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning based on previous academic or work experience. If you think you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning, please check out www.cit.ie/rpl

For more information on fees, please visit www.cit.ie/fees/students/parttime

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