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The MSc in Strategic Management Accounting provides access to a wide range of employment opportunities, including: Management Consulting and Advisory positions, Management Accountant, Financial Controller, Financial Analyst / Commercial Finance Analyst, Business Analyst, Director of Finance, Governance and Compliance Manager, Pricing Manager.

As the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants qualification is globally recognised, as a graduate of the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School programme and on successful completion of the final CIMA examination, you will be able to work both nationally and internationally.

Graduates of the MSc in Strategic Management Accounting enjoy excellent job prospects. In 2016, 91% of our graduates from this programme were employed after 6 months across a range of industry sectors. (Source:  First Destination Report 2016)

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Smurfit Career Development Centre

The UCD Smurfit Career Development Centre team will work with you to define your career path and support you in developing the career-related skills, know-how, and confidence to pursue your post-MSc career goals.

Our holistic programme is designed to support you at key points in your career development.  Our programme is structured into three key stages, designed to support you in building and driving your own career.

A variety of workshops, events, one-to-one career appointments and access to a range of online tools and resources prepare you for future opportunities. 

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