International Accounting Practice (MSc)

University College Cork Ireland

For more information about International Accounting Practice at University College Cork, please visit the webpage using the button above.

The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 Years

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
find out

All study options

About International Accounting Practice at University College Cork

Overview

Want to combine a postgraduate qualification inAccounting with professional exemptions, while preparing for a career in industry, practice, the not-for-profit or public sectors?

The MSc International Accounting Practice is designed to combine technical skills in accounting and business analysis, with the development of key competences in team work, business acumen, effective communication and critical thinking.

Building on the excellent reputation of our Department for producing high calibre accounting graduates, recognised by all of the major accounting practices and other industry partners, the MSc International Accounting Practice will provide students with the skills required to gain a significant number of exemptions from the main international accountancy bodies and invaluable work/research experience; all of which will create huge opportunities for subsequent employment – either internationally or nationally.

Course Details

The MSc International Accounting Practice is a 12 month programme designed for those preparing to work asaccounting professionals, in Ireland and internationally. It is a comprehensive programme, requiring significant student participation and engagement.

Induction week

As well as giving you a chance to meet your class mates, the workshops introduce you to key concepts ofaccounting. You also focus on improving IT, communication and presentation skills.

Semester One (35 credits)

Modules focus on teaching key concepts and calculative techniques in accounting and finance, providing the in-depth knowledge and expertise needed to apply these to organisational decision-making.

Semester Two (35 credits)

Modules focus on analysis, application and critical thinking. As well as extending technical knowledge, case-based and group-based learning is used to engage with materials from a critical perspective.

Semester Three (20 credits)

Under the supervision of an academic mentor, you either carry out and document research and practice in an organisational context or undertake an accounting placementtypically of practical significance to organisations.

Fact File

Course Code: CKL43 Full-time

Course Title: International Accounting Practice

College: Business and Law

Duration: 1 year Full-time

Teaching Mode: Full-time


Qualifications: MSc

NFQ Level: Level 9

Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU fee EUR 10,500.

2016 Entry Requirements: To be eligible for consideration, you must have:- A 2H2 degree [NFQ Level 8] or equivalent OR- Expectation of graduating with a 2H2 degree [NFQ Level 8] in the year of entry. [See Detailed Entry Requirements Below]

Closing Date: See details in applicaion procedure section below.

Next Intake: 11th September, 2017.

Course Practicalities

To successfully complete the MSc International Accounting Practice course, you complete an induction week, nine taught modules and 20 credits devoted to either placement or a research project.

Lectures are scheduled across twosemesters. You should anticipate spending up to three hours preparing and studying outside of lecture time, for each hour of lectures. The course is challenging – but rewarding; requiring high levels of student engagement with the materials.

Assessment

The course employs a variety of assessment mechanisms, blending formal examinations and continuous assessment. This includes:

  • Individual and group presentations
  • Case-study analysis
  • Formal, end-of-semester examinations
  • In class examinations
  • In class contribution

Feedback is both formative and summative, enabling you to reflect upon and improve your performance, as you progress through the course.

Application Procedure

???Application for this programme is on-line at www.pac.ie/ucc. Places on this programme are offered in rounds. The closing dates for each round can be found here. For full details of the application procedure click How to Apply.

Please note you will be required to answer specific additional/supplementary questions as part of the online applications process for this programme. A copy of these additional/supplementary questions are available to view here:CKL43supplementary form (173kB)

All required documentation must be either uploaded to your online application, or sent in hard copy to The Postgraduate Applications Centre, 1, Courthouse Square, Galway, immediately after an application is made.?

Further Contact Information

Co-Directors: (1) Dr. Margaret Healy, Department of Accounting,Finance& Information Systems, O'Rahilly Building, UCC.

Email: mhealy@afis.ucc.ie

Telephone: +353 (0)21 4902966

(2) Dr. Peter Cleary, Department of Accounting,Finance & Information Systems, O'Rahilly Building, UCC.

Email: p.cleary@ucc.ie

Telephone: +353 (0)21 4902967

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Notes about fees for this course

Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU fee EUR 10,500.

2016 Entry Requirements: To be eligible for consideration, you must have:- A 2H2 degree [NFQ Level 8] or equivalent OR- Expectation of graduating with a 2H2 degree [NFQ Level 8] in the year of entry. [See Detailed Entry Requirements Below]

Closing Date: See details in applicaion procedure section below.

Next Intake: 11th September, 2017.

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University College Cork to find course entry requirements.

Join Our Newsletter

×

Sign up to StudyLink.com today for free and be the first to hear about any new study abroad opportunities

Subscribe Now