Accounting - Professional Accounting

Maynooth University


Course Name Accounting - Professional Accounting
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHH66
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters HDip
Application Date All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Closing Date : 31 July 2019
PAC Application Information

Expand+Applications for all Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at This is an online application system that allows applicants, for a fee of €50, to...

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Duration MHH66 1 year Full-time
Course Fee In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.
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Financial Support

Postgraduate students are sometimes eligible for more than funding. Tax relief and some medical entitlements are also a possibility. You can find information about budgeting, medical entitlements and tax relief by visiting: www.maynoothuni...

Entry Requirements A 2.1 undergraduate degree in any subject. No prior knowledge of accounting required. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Minimum English language requirements:
•IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
•TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
•TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
•PTE (Pearson): 62

Maynooth University's TOEFL code is 8850

Expand+The Department is strongly committed to the provision of high quality teaching programmes at postgraduate level. We place a high premium on quality teaching and personal contact with our students, ensuring that the students’ experience at Maynooth Un...

Course Content

Expand+This is a one year full time programme designed for honours graduates who may not have taken major accounting specialisms in their undergraduate studies, but who wish to pursue a professional accounting qualification. The programme modules are being ...

Subjects Taught On completion of the programme graduates will be able to:

•Understand the principles of financial accounting and the main business and accounting structures
•Understand and be able to apply the principles of double entry book–keeping
•Be able to prepare a set of accounts
•Understand the principles of financial management
•Have the knowledge and skills to deal with most routine issues in personal income tax and vat
•Have an understanding of the impact of law on business
Careers or Further Progression Careers
Careers in accountancy include careers in professional practice, industry, regulatory agencies, NGOs and government services.
Further Enquiries Programme Director Dr Bridget McNally
Admission Director Hilary Qualter
Tel +353 (0)1 708 3681
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