About This Program
Keep your skills viable and in sync with the latest trends in the field of accounting! Straddle the two worlds of information systems and management accounting in this unique and challenging postgraduate degree program.
You may qualify to enroll in this conversion program if your undergraduate degree is unrelated to finance or accounting. And to ensure that students make the most of what they've learned in lectures, this program has a mandatory 6-month industrial internship.
MIMAS for short, this program is the only master’s level course in Ireland that focuses on both accounting and information systems.
And because the course content is tailored to industry requirements, graduate placement opportunities in Ireland are excellent in terms of the profile of the companies, the international scope, and full-time positions open to students upon graduation.
If you haven't made up your mind where to launch your career in international business and entrepreneurship, consider studying in Ireland for your postgraduate studies.
You can expect an average of 25 contact hours per week (i.e. lectures/practical sessions). The remaining hours may be spent researching and finishing projects and assignments in addition to any part-time work you may have.
This course consists of:
Your assessment will be made from:
National and international placement opportunities for the 6-month internship requirement are available as this MSc in Management Information & Managerial Accounting Systems or MSc MIMAS program enjoys an international reputation for the caliber of UCC's students. University College Cork has strong relationships with placement companies and employers in Ireland, the United Kingdom, continental Europe, and the United States.
The employment record of the degree is excellent, and depending on your previous work experience and background, you may look forward to pursuing careers as a Business Analyst, Management Accountant or information systems professional.
If you intend to follow an accounting career, you should consider progressing through the professional accounting exams. Check the following professional bodies:
With an introduction to business intelligence and data analytics, you will acquire the skills to steer organizational performance and allow you to:
Course Code : CKL05
College : Business and Law
Duration : 15 Months Full-time
Qualifications Level : NFQ Level 9
All fees listed below are in Euros (€).
|Student Contribution Charge||3,000|
|International Tuition Fee||18,000|
The above figures represent what UCC expects will be your reasonable international fees. Other fees may not have been included.
You may have to estimating living expenses such as insurance, rent, weekly supermarket shopping, some meals on campus, electricity bills, heating bills, refuse bills, parking fees, mobile phone expenses, travel, clothing, snacks on campus, socializing, health, books and materials.
As expenses are subject to change, the above figures may be changed at any time without notice by UCC. Please check with your IVC-assigned Visa or Education Counselor periodically for any changes.
Intake Dates :
The next intake date is September 10, 2018.
IVC will be accepting applications only until APRIL 5, 2018. This 5-month preparation period includes, among others:
It is important to apply early as this course may be over-subscribed. Please note the following protocol:
Make sure you apply early! We allow two month to coordinate with the university, arrange accommodation, insurance, pay your tuition fee, and process your education bond. The next three months is reserved for the visa application process.
Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations of University College Cork. As an international student, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:
If you did not meet the academic requirement or there is no equivalency for your country, let us know! Share your inquiry about this MSc Management Information & Managerial Accounting Systems program with IVC.
Why Study in University College Cork
The greater metropolitan area of Cork, Ireland's second largest city, has a population of almost 300,000.
Cork has a number of "sister cities" around the world; these include San Francisco, Shanghai, Rennes and Cologne. UCC receives many students from these cities who experience a warm and friendly welcome and a sense of being "home from home".
Cork City is a cosmopolitan modern city with all the advantages of a capital city with none of the disadvantages! It has the cafe, restaurant and nightlife culture of a vibrant European city while its inhabitants can still easily walk down its main street and bump into friends and acquaintances. The city is also the principal commercial and banking centre in the South of Ireland. It is a busy, thriving seaport and home to a large number of modern industries.
As a small city, everything is easily accessible and a full range of amenities, be they recreational, business, shopping or sport, abound in the city itself. Cork City however, does not stand isolated from its county - the largest in the country. Therefore, 'city and 'county' life merge effortlessly together bringing the beauty of County Cork, water sports and ourdoor pursuits right to your doorstep. According to National Geographic, you'll find one of the best walks in Cork!
UCC's main campus is within walking distance of this mass of activity and life. What's more with the beauty of its campus, UCC is considered not only a respected University but also one of the nicest 'gardens' belonging to Cork as a whole.
Cork was also very proud to have been designated 'European Capital of Culture 2005', reflecting the strong tradition of music, art and theatre in the city.
Cork international airport is only 6 kilometres from the University. This allows for constant access to the international destinations and also highlights Cork itself as a globally attractive and exciting location.
If you intend to enroll in UCC especially in research, you would enjoy working with state of the art facilities and a hands-on approach to learning. And as an applicant, you would be happy to know that UCC:
Aside from stylishly-furnished rooms that can accommodate 1,200 students, you may want to consider studying in University College Cork for the following reasons:
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