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Accounting (MA) (2 Years)

Course Description


This is a two-year full-time programme designed for honours graduates who may not have taken major accounting specialisms in their undergraduate studies, but who wish to pursue a professional accounting qualification. First year students are required to achieve an average of at least 60% in their first year modules to remain on the course. One of the principal objectives of the programme is that graduates will, on successful completion of the programme, have entitlement to CAP1 and CAP2 exemptions and equivalent exemptions from other professional accountancy bodies.

See the website https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/economics-finance-and-accounting/our-courses/ma-accounting-0

Minimum English language requirements:
- IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
- TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
- TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
- PTE (Pearson): 62

Maynooth University's TOEFL code is 8850

Course Structure

The aim of this programme is to provide students with the key competencies required by a professional accountant in an ever-changing business and ethical environment. Students will be encouraged to develop critical and analytical skills and apply their knowledge to unstructured situations.

Career Options

Prospective employers include professional accountancy firms, corporate recovery, regulatory agencies, NGOs, and the government service.

Find out how to apply here https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/economics-finance-and-accounting/our-courses/ma-accounting-0#tabs-apply

Find information on Scholarships here https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/study-maynooth/postgraduate-studies/fees-funding-scholarships

Visit the Accounting (MA) (2 Years) page on the Maynooth University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

A 2.1 undergraduate degree in any subject. No prior knowledge of accounting required. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Course Fees

EU Tuition Fee: €5,250; International Tuition Fee: €13,000

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