2021/2022

MSc (Management Information and Managerial Accounting Systems)

NFQ Level 9, Major Award

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure that the programme and module content as described in the University's Calendar and Book of Modules for the 2021-22 academic year are accurate. However, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, no guarantee is given that programme/module content, delivery and assessment may not be altered, cancelled, replaced, augmented or otherwise amended. Any changes will ensure the same competencies and Learning Outcomes are met. Programme and/or Module Coordinators will communicate any such changes to students.

The MSc (Management Information and Managerial Accounting Systems) is a full-time programme running for 15 months from the date of first registration for the programme. Students take taught modules from September to May, followed by the completion of a group based research project and culminating with a graduate placement of approximately six months (commencing from June onwards).

Students undertake taught modules to the value of 60 credits and an industrial placement or industry report to the value of 30 credits. In the event of a placement not being secured an unplaced student will undertake project work of an equivalent credit value as specified by the Head of Department.

Students take 90 credits as follows:

Part I
AC6002 Accounting Information Fundamentals (5 credits)
AC6011 Analysis of Accounting Information (5 credits)
AC6412 Financial Management and Business Ethics (5 credits)
AC6419 Principles of Cost Management (5 credits)
AC6420 Advanced Managerial Accounting and Governance (5 credits)
AC6421 Performance Management, Risk and Control (5 credits)
IS6125 Database Analysis and Design (5 credits)
IS6126 Databases for Management Information Systems (5 credits)
IS6200 Programming for Business I (5 credits)
IS6217 Programming for Business II (5 credits)
IS6218 Understanding Business Processes (5 credits)
IS6219 Enterprise Data Reporting and Visualisation (5 credits)

Part II
AC6016 Placement (30 credits)
or
AC6017 Industry Report (30 credits)

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details and regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

Exit award: Postgraduate Diploma in Management Information and Managerial Accounting Systems (NFQ Level 9, Major Award)
Candidates who pass taught modules to the value of 60 credits in Part I may choose to exit the programme and be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Information and Managerial Accounting Systems.

Programme Learning Outcomes for MSc (Management Information and Managerial Accounting Systems) (NFQ Level 9, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

Programme Learning Outcomes for Postgraduate Diploma in Management Information and Managerial Accounting Systems (NFQ Level 9, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:


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