This is a one year full-time programme designed for honours Accounting graduates who have exemptions from CAP1 examinations of Chartered Accountants Ireland, and who wish to pursue a professional accounting qualification.
The aim of this programme is to provide students with the key competencies required by a professional accountant in an everchanging business and ethical environment.
Successful graduates of the MA in Accounting will have exemption from the penultimate examination (CAP2) of Chartered Accountants Ireland and equivalent exemptions from other professional accounting bodies. Prospective employers will have access to a group of high achievers with CAP2 exemptions (thus minimising future study leave requirements) who have been intellectually challenged by the depth of the programme.
The following information should be forwarded to PAC, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway or uploaded to your online application form:
Certified copies of all official transcripts of results for all non-Maynooth University qualifications listed MUST accompany the application. Failure to do so will delay your application being processed. non-Maynooth University students are asked to provide two academic references and a copy of birth certificate or valid passport.
Applicants will normally be expected to have achieved a 2.1 result or better in the BA Finance and Accounting programme or BBS Business or Accounting programmes at Maynooth University or an equivalent degree programme and full CAP 1 exemptions. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level. For international students for whom which English is not their first language, and English language exam certificate showing IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required. Maynooth University’s TOEFL code is 8850.