Course Description


The MA in Accounting is a focused twelve-month programme that develops the analytical capacity of participants to deal with advanced and complex Accounting issues. It has been designed specifically to meet the needs of honours graduates in Business/Commerce who have taken major accounting specialisms in their undergraduate studies.

It allows graduates to combine study for a Masters/PG Dip with study for professional examinations in an educationally effective way.All the participants on the programme will have come from similar backgrounds and it is therefore possible to include both professional and conceptual material on the programme.

This is the ideal preparation for a career in accountancy. This highly innovative Professional Masters was introduced in 2004 and is proving both popular and successful. It was developed in close collaboration with the Professional Accounting Bodies and attracts generous exemptions.

If you are committed to a career in accounting, this course will enhance your analytical skills and teach you advanced accounting subjects in theory and in practice. The course provides postgraduate education and training at the forefront of accounting and accounting-related practice.

Key features:

Generous exemptions from ACCA, CPA and CAI.
Proven track record with professional exams.
Two month industry placement
100% employment record including the Big 4.
Leading national and international best practice speakers.

CollegeLetterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT)
Course LocationDonegal
Course CategoryBusiness
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Course Duration1 year, full-time2 years, part-timePGDip: 9 months
Course FeeEU - €5,000 NON-EU - €9,000
Entry RequirementsThe minimum entry requirement is a level 8 honours degree in accounting OR business studies/commerce (specialising in accounting), minimum 2.2.
Phone074 918 6202
Course CodeLY_BACCT_M
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Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT)

Port Road, Letterkenny, Donegal, Republic of Ireland


Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT)
Port Road
Letterkenny, Donegal
Republic of Ireland
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