Letterkenny Campus

Master of Arts


1 year  /    Level 9  /    Full-time   /   Work Placement

Is this course for me?

There is a growing shortage of accountants in Ireland. Accountants, Auditors, and Tax professionals are consistently on the Irish government's critical skills shortage list. Our Master of Arts in Accounting will enhance your analytical skills and teach you advanced accounting subjects in theory and practice.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

9 Tax Practice Mandatory 10 6
Advanced Financial Accounting Mandatory 10 6
Data Analytics Mandatory 5 2
Research Methods Mandatory 5 2
10 Advanced Finance Mandatory 5 2
Audit Practice Mandatory 10 4
Performance Measurement Mandatory 5 2
Integrated Case Studies in Accounting Mandatory 5 0
IT Applications for the Professional Accountant Mandatory 5 2
Work Based Learning Project Elective 30 0
Dissertation Elective 30 0

Professional Recognition

Generous exemptions from ACCA,CPA, CAI ad CIMA.

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at other Institutions and universities at home and abroad

Key Information

Closing Date: 08/09/2023
Non-EU Application Deadline: 31st August 2023
Non-EU applicants can apply online by clicking here to access our online application system.


EU Fees: €5,750
Non-EU Fees: €12,000

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 918 6207 / +353 (0)74 918 6209

Head of Department Patricia Doherty
Email: patricia.doherty@atu.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186202

School and Department
Faculty of Business
Department of Business Studies