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Management Information and Managerial Accounting Systems, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 15 months
University rank #310 (QS) ,
Management Information and Managerial Accounting Systems MSc,University College Cork This is a challenging programme. The employment record of the degree is excellent, with graduates from this course currently employed in a variety of positions, for example: IT Consultants, Web Designers, Financial Analysts, Business Analysts, Researchers & Management Accountants.


The MBS (Management Information and Managerial Accounting Systems), University College Cork is a full-time degree programme running for 15 months from the date of first registration. It includes Six Months Industrial Internship. Students attend lectures, seminars and tutorials in a variety of subjects relevant to both Management Accounting and Management Information Systems.The IS courses give students an appreciation of how technology can be used to support the operations and transactions of modern organisations. The Management Accounting courses provide students with a thorough understanding of management accounting concepts and techniques.This is a challenging postgraduate degree programme. The employment record of the degree is excellent, with graduates from this course currently employed in a variety of positions, for example: Management Consultant, Project Manager, Business Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst, Management Accountant, Financial Accountant.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Accounting Information

  • Introduction to Cost Management

  • Cost Management Practices

  • Performance Management & Control

  • Design of Budgetary Control Systems

  • Analysis of Accounting Information

  • Database Analysis and Design

  • Databases for Management Information Systems

  • Introduction to Business Programming

  • Programming for Business

  • Understanding business processes

  • Technologies and Systems Enabling Enterprise Reporting Solutions

  • Industrial Internship

  • Business Research and Communication Skills

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 15 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • This course is open to all graduates with at least a Second Class Honours degree, except graduates from degrees with high levels of software development and management accounting content (e.g. BSc Business Information Systems, BSc Accounting). 
  • Candidates who do not meet or achieve the Second Class Honours Grade II standard may be admitted to the programme on the basis of significant practical or professional experience as deemed appropriate by the Head of Department and subject to the approval of the Faculty of Commerce.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 EUR per year and a duration of 15 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 EUR per year and a duration of 15 months.
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Living costs for Cork

  • 860 - 1400 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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