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The DCU MSc in Accounting is the leading graduate accounting programme of its kind in Ireland, an innovative partnership of learning which is informed and shaped by the needs of the accounting and taxation professionals of tomorrow.

The programme is designed for accounting graduates to combine study for a Master’s degree while gaining exemptions from professional examinations at the same time.

The one-year full-time Masters programme encourages critical and creative thinking, teamwork and communication, and develops a diverse range of professional attributes which equip graduates to excel in the accounting profession and to adopt leadership positions in their professional lives.

Why do this course?

  • Designed and continually updated in conjunction with both leading industry and academic experts.
  • Lectures are delivered by experienced experts from industry and practice.
  • DCU Business School is accredited by AACSB, a standard reached by only 5% of business schools worldwide reflecting its established international reputation for high quality graduates.
  • Gain generous exemptions such as CAP2 from the Chartered Accountants Ireland.
  • Prepare students for success in the advanced professional examinations in accounting such as the FAEs.


Because all students come from similar backgrounds, it has been possible to design the MSc in Accounting so that it encompasses both professional and conceptual material.

Students are trained to prepare financial statements for a range of business entities at an advanced level in accordance with IFRSs/IASs and current professional and legal requirements in International Financial Accounting & Analysis, while interpret such financial statements and report thereon. The objective of Corporate and Investment Finance is to equip the corporate manager with the tools and techniques available to create value from the firms financing and investment decisions.

Auditing and Professional Ethics familiarises students with the regulatory framework of, and the principles underlying auditing and to gain an understanding of modern auditing procedures while Assurance Services: Theory and Practice furthers develop students' knowledge of current issues and recent developments in auditing and provide an extensive grounding in the contemporary issues within auditing.

Capital Taxes builds advanced knowledge of Irish capital tax law, in areas such as capital gains tax, stamp duty and capital acquisition tax. Students will be equipped to identify and apply the relevant taxation rules and regulations for companies in the Corporation Tax module. Both modules will provide a detailed understanding of the legislative framework, rules, regulations and practice of taxation in Ireland.

Current issues of concern to a range of professional accountants, business and not for profit professionals are examined in the Business & Social Environment module.

Finally, students will undertake a Research & Professional Portfolio. The aim of the portfolio is to give students an understanding of the processes involved in undertaking social science research with a particular emphasis on research in accounting.


Graduates of the MSc in Accounting are exempt from all subjects in the CAP2 Examination of Chartered Accountants Ireland. To qualify as chartered accountants, graduates of the programme will be required to pass the Institute's Final Admitting Examination and to serve a training contract of three years.

Graduates are typically employed by the leading international accounting firms, who go on to great success in their professional examinations. Frequent employers of our graduates include Accenture, Deloitte, EY, Grant Thornton, JP Morgan, KPMG and PwC.

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DCU Business School

Pilihan kuliah

Purna Waktu (1 tahun)

Biaya kuliah
€14.800,00 (Rp 239.029.512) per tahun

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Batas akhir pendaftaran

17 July 2020

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Tanggal mulai

21 September 2020


Dublin City University

Glasnevin Campus,



Republic of Ireland

Persyaratan masuk

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Applicants will normally have an honours primary degree or equivalent (2.2) but appropriate combinations of professional qualifications and experience may be accepted as equivalent to an honours degree, in accordance with the relevant regulations of the University. Interviews may be held. Other English Language Requirements: a minimum score of 580 in the paper-based test of TOEFL; 237 (computer-based), Grade C in Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English; Grade B in Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English.

Untuk mahasiswa internasional

A Second Class Honours Grade 1 honours degree in Accounting (or with a significant specialism in Accounting), or international equivalent, together with full exemption from the CAP1 examinations of Chartered Accountants Ireland; or

A credit award in the DCU Professional Diploma in Accounting (DC500) or equivalent qualification, together with full exemption from the CAP1 examinations of Chartered Accountants Ireland.

If you have achieved a Second Class Honours Grade 2 Honours degree in Accounting (or with a significant specialism in Accounting), or a Pass award in the DCU Professional Diploma in Accounting (or equivalent), you may still obtain a place.

  • Irish Leaving Certificate English: Ordinary Level Grade D3
  • GCE A-Level English Language: Grade D
  • IELTS: Composite score of 6.5 or above, with no less than 6.0 in any one component
  • TOEFL: 237 (computer-based), 580 (paper-based test)
  • TOEFL iBT: Total Score of 92
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CAP): Overall score of 180 with a minimum of 169 in all components.
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Overall score of 180 with a minimum of 169 in all components.
  • English Test for Academic and Professional Purposes (ETAPP): C1
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic): 63 (with a minimum of 59 in all components)

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Tentang universitas ini

Menurut 2020 QS Graduate Employability Ranking, DCU berperingkat ke-19 di dunia dan ke-1 di Irlandia untuk prospek kerja para lulusannya.

  • Persentase mahasiswa internasional 20% dari populasi total
  • Berperingkat sebagai salah satu universitas terbaik dunia
  • Berlokasi di Dublin, salah satu kota paling ramah di dunia
  • Lima fakultas menawarkan 80 program dinamis