Griffith College

MSc in Accounting & Finance Management

MSc in Accounting & Finance Management

MSc in Accounting & Finance Management

This programme is aimed at Accounting and Finance graduates, with or without relevant business experience, and prepares them for management careers in accounting and finance

Dublin: Full-Time, Part-Time
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Validated by:QQI
QQI Level:9
Course Level:Postgraduate
Overview

This programme is aimed at Accounting and Finance graduates, with or without relevant business experience, and prepares them for management careers in accounting and finance by providing an innovative and flexible route to an internationally recognised qualification.

The MSc in Accounting and Finance Management programme was established to prepare graduates for careers in International Accounting and Finance Management. On this programme, students can advance their functional management competencies in finance while also developing interpersonal and leadership skills, thereby enabling them to refine valuable transferable skills which they can bring to the workplace.

International diversity

The multicultural environment promotes a greater understanding of different business settings and contexts and gives students the experience of working in culturally diverse teams. These team interactions developed in GBS translate to international business networks for the future. Colleagues in college may become global business partners in the future.

Practical Industry Links:

The Graduate Business School lecturing team have outstanding industry experience, which they bring into the classroom.

EU Students:

1 Year Full-time

NON-EU Students:

Non-EU students from a non-Business background may be required to undertake one extra bridging semester which would extend the programme’s duration by one semester

  International Business Courses

MBA Progression Option

On completion of the MSc. in Accounting and Finance Management students may choose to enrol on the MBA in International Business. The graduates may, normally within a two year period, submit, with mentor supervision, two reports based on experiential learning in the workplace. The successful completion of these reports enables them to replace their MSc. qualification with an MBA.

ACCA Progression Option

On successful completion of the programme, students may be eligible to gain exemptions from the examinations of the professional accounting bodies such as ACCA, CPA and others. Please contact the faculty for further details.

Programme modules and content are subject to ongoing quality assurance reviews and evolve to reflect educational industry developments.

Structure

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.
Entry Requirements
General 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.

Fees

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:

Please Note

A registration Fee of Euro 250.00 is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.

The tuition fees quoted below are tuition fees for Year 1 of the course only.

This charge is incurred to finance arrangements required under Part 6 of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act, 2012 to ensure protection of enrolled learners.

Campus: 
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
Campus: 
Dublin
Study Mode: 
Part-Time
EU living Ireland: 
EUR 9,150.00
How to Apply

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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.

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.

Progression
Academic Progression: 

Students can progress on to Stage Four - MBA: Those graduates without such prior experience, who have completed their MSc, may subsequently, normally within a two year period, submit, with mentor supervision, two reports based on experiential learning. On successful completion, students are able to replace their MSc qualification with an MBA.

MSc in Accounting & Finance Management Academic Progression
Career Progression: 

Many students embarking on this Masters in Finance and Accounting programme will already be in employment in a business or management capacity and this programme will give them the skills, knowledge and confidence to enhance their current positions or seek more senior roles within their own organisations or elsewhere. No matter which programme you pursue in the Graduate Business School you will be well prepared for numerous specialist and general roles in international business management: INDUSTRY SECTORS • Consulting • IT/Telecomms Services • Investment Banking • Finance • Retail Industry • Marketing Accounting Operations • Manufacturing • HR Management • Entrepreneur

MSc in Accounting & Finance Management Career Progression

Get in Touch

If you would like to find out more about this course, please do not hesitate in contacting a member of our admissions team.