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Master of Science in Applied Accounting

  • Course Code

    CR_BAACC_9

  • Field of Study

    Accounting

  • Type of Course:

    Masters Degree

  • Type of Qualification:

    MSc

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    4th September 2020

Admission Requirements:

The typical candidate will have a Level 8 Honours Degree in Accounting at grade 2.2 or above, along with exemptions up to and including Professional 1 from CPA Ireland. 

 

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.

Department(s)

Organisation and Professional Development

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 2020-2021 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.
 

Course fees must be paid before attending lectures. For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students
 

 

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.

 

Delivery


Part-time
No. of weeks per semester: 15
No. of timetable hours per week: circa 12
Which days: Monday & Thursday (evenings), and occasional Saturdays
Duration: 4 semesters
 


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.

 

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 2020 for April 2021 Exams
1st June 2021 for August 2021 Exams


 

Exam Registration Closing Date(s)

1st March 2021 for April 2021 Exams
1st August 2021 for August 2021 Exams


 

Awarding Body

Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland
Cork Institute of Technology



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.



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

 

 

 

 

Modules info >>

 

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)

  • Online application is open for course commencing September 2020. 
     
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €500 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.
     
  • Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.
     
  • Late applications may be considered should any places become available.
     
  • 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
     

 

Apply Online >>


 

 

 

 

Don Crowley
opd@cit.ie
021 4335900