This comprehensive course targets high-level graduates with a solid background in management accounting, financial accounting and reporting, finance, taxation or law, seeking a long-term career with leadership-level responsibility in the corporate finance function, management consulting, controlling and accounting.
This MSc in Strategic Management Accounting will equip you with a systematic and rigorous knowledge of management accounting within the context of strategic management. Our close ties with the business world and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) have informed the design of the course so that it responds to strategic corporate needs.
The select worldwide status of this programme grants successful graduates with exemptions from all CIMA exams except the final integrated case study at CIMA strategic level and an invaluable management accounting specialisation.
A blended teaching approach characterised by varied in-class methods (lectures, seminars, case studies, guest speakers from industry) provides a balance between theoretical learning and skill development, with top-class faculty and senior professionals ensuring the academic rigour and real-life relevance of the course content.
% Employed after 6 months
Full-Time Programme Duration
3.15 / 4.2
Current Class Profile
60% / 40%
International class %
The Smurfit Experience
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Galway Information Evening
Hotel Meyrick, Eyre Square, Galway
GradIreland Careers Fair
RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin
MSc Open Evening
Carysfort Ave, Blackrock, Co. Dublin