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MSc in Accounting & Finance Management

MSc in Accounting & Finance Management

Overview

Innovative MSc programme designed to prepare graduates for management careers in accounting and finance

This programme is aimed at Accounting and Finance graduates, with or without relevant business experience, and provides a flexible route to an internationally recognised qualification.

Why Study Accounting & Finance Management at Griffith College

Our MSc in Accounting & Finance Management programme is available on either a full or part-time basis over a 1-Year period and aims to prepare graduates for careers in International Accounting and Finance Management.

  • Students will advance their functional management competencies in finance and accounting.
  • Students will develop and refine transferable interpersonal and leadership skills which they can bring to the workplace
  • Students will gain the experience of working in culturally diverse teams across a multicultural environment promoting a greater understanding of different business settings and contexts.
  • Students have the opportunity to further their studies by enrolling on our MBA in International Business or gain exemptions from any future ACCA, CPA or other examinations.
  • highly practical learning approach taught by a Graduate Business School lecturing team with outstanding industry experience.
Course details
Stages
Stage 1

Taught modules:

  • Management Accounting and Control
  • International Strategy
  • International Financial Management
  • International Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Audit and Assurance
Stage 2: PG Diploma in Accounting and Finance Management

Taught modules:

  • Legal Environment and Corporate Governance
  • Strategic Managerial Finance
  • Taxation (IRL)*
  • International Tax Law*
  • Business Research Methods (+)
  • Business Planning and Entrepreneurship**
  • Leadership and Management Development**
  • eBusiness and eMarketing **
  • Technology and Business Innovation**

*Select one of two electives
**Select one of four electives
+ over two semesters

Stage 3: MSc Dissertation in Accounting and Finance Management
  • MSc Research Dissertation
  • Individual supervision and supporting lectures and seminars.
How to Apply

Entry Requirements

Applicants must normally hold an approved honours degree in the field of accounting and finance (2:2 OR ABOVE) or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary/professional institution.

Honours graduates who do not have sufficient accounting knowledge may be accepted onto the programme after the completion of a special purpose programme, Professional Certificate in International Business, or another acceptable foundation programme.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants for whom English is not their native language must provide proof of English language proficiency to a standard of at least 6.5 in IELTS, 575 TOEFL or equivalent.

Accreditation of Prior Learning and Prior Experience (APL/APEL)

The Graduate Business School welcomes applications from those with prior academic and/or professional learning experience which may be relevant to the MSc in Accounting and Finance Management programme. Applicants who wish for their prior academic and/ or professional learning experience to be considered are requested to indicate this at the time of application and we will be happy to examine all of the relevant documentation accordingly.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply directly on our website.

Applicants must normally hold an approved honours degree in the field of accounting and finance or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary/professional institution. Honours graduates who do not have sufficient accounting knowledge may be accepted onto the programme after the completion of a special purpose programme, Professional Certificate in International Business, or another acceptable foundation programme. Students with or without relevant business management experience are welcome to apply.

Fees

Fee Information 

A Registration Fee of Euro 250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.

Tuition Fees
Dublin

Study Mode: Full-Time

EU living Ireland: EUR 9,150.00

EU living Abroad: EUR 11,000.00

Non EU living Ireland: EUR 11,000.00

Non EU living Abroad: EUR 11,000.00

Study Mode: Part-Time

EU living Ireland: EUR 9,150.00

2% Learner Protection Charge

All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded.

Direct Debit Scheme

Students wishing to pay for their fees monthly may avail of our direct debit scheme. Please download our Fee Payment Information document to review the payment plan schedule and how to apply.

Sponsorship

Is your company paying for your course?

They will need to complete a Griffith College Sponsorship Form and send this to the Student Fees Office:

  • Post: Student Fees, Griffith College Dublin, South Circular Road, Dublin 8
  • Email: accounts@griffith.ie
Progression

Academic Progression

On completion of the Level, 9 MSc in Accounting & Finance Management students may progress onto a range of Level 10 Doctoral programmes on the National Qualifications Framework. The Postgraduate QQI validation means that your qualification is recognised not only in Ireland and Europe but throughout the world.

Career Progression

 Through the MSc in Accounting and Finance Management, you will have gained valuable professional experience, built a strong foundation of communication and presentation skills, and covered a diverse range of topics. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates including:

  • Financial Analyst
  • International Banking
  • Business Development Executive
  • Business Analyst
  • Product Manager
  • Accounts Payable Accountant
  • Operational Risk Officer
  • Operations Manager
  • Financial Controller
  • Cost Accountant
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