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Master of Science in International Accounting and Finance

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Technological innovation has created a wave of disruptive activity that will change the shape of the global economic and financial system over the next decade. Digitisation and ever-increasing volumes of data has led to a demand for graduates (employees) from programmes specifically tailored to the skills required for a changing and increasingly competitive and globalised business landscape. In order to meet this demand, this industry-aligned, strategically-focused and highly-applied programme focuses on accounting, quantification of data, treasury functions and corporate finance. It is designed to appeal to graduates seeking to gain exposure to data-driven financial decision-making roles. It is a 1 year full-time, 2 year part-time programme with taught modules and a dissertation/applied research project which combine lead to a Master of Science in International Accountancy and Finance. Full-time Programme Structure Semester One: Total 30 ECTS ? Four mandatory modules: o Principles of Financial Markets (10 ECTS) o Quantitative Financial Modelling (10 ECTS) o International Financial Reporting (5 ECTS) o Corporate Governance and Ethics (5 ECTS) Semester Two: Total 35 ECTS ? Five mandatory modules: o Advanced Financial Management (10 ECTS) o Treasury and Risk Management (10 ECTS) o Advanced International Financial Reporting (5 ECTS) o Strategic Performance Management (5 ECTS) o Research Methods (5 ECTS) Semester Three: Dissertation/Applied Research Project (25 ECTS) The programme contains a wide range of formative and summative assessments including individual and group work, projects, presentations, case studies and examinations. Learners will synthesise their postgraduate studies with experiential learning gaining critical analysis and self-reflection skills to embrace lifelong learning to progress professionally or undertake further studies and/or research. Through the dissertation or applied research project, learners can develop independent research and problem-solving skills reflective of their expansion of financial management competencies and contribute to their chosen field of enquiry which will be valuable in a variety of contexts in the workplace.

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Dublin Business School Exams Office, 13/14 Aungier Street,, Dublin 2 , D02 WC04. 01 417 7500