The UCD Master of Accounting Degree is the oldest (founded 1979) and most prestigious Master of Accounting Programme in Ireland. Since its inception more than 1,800 people have graduated from the programme. Graduates occupy key positions in the accounting profession and commercial life in Ireland, the UK, the US and in other countries. The programme aims to prepare students for their professional careers, and provide them with the necessary technical, communication and IT skills necessary to rapidly progress to senior management positions. As a graduate of the MAcc programme, you are exempt from all but the final examinations of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.
The programme provides: • Functional and technical competencies in decision modelling, risk analysis, measurement, reporting and research. • The personal and business competencies needed for a successful career in an increasingly complex business world, including professional demeanour, ethics, project management, communication, strategic thinking and sectoral analysis. • An understanding of how to leverage information technology to enhance functional, personal and business competencies.
Semester One • Two week intensive refresher course • Financial Accounting I • Taxation I • Management Accounting I • Company Law • Financial Management Semester Two • Research Methods Workshop • Financial Accounting II • Taxation II • Management Accounting II • Auditing • Financial Statement Analysis • Professional Development Workshop