Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy

Master in Accountancy
(M. Accty.(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

In addition to the 60 ECTS credits assigned to the programme of study for the course, students who did not cover MGT3181 during their undergraduate studies, shall be required to register for the supplementary study-unit as indicated below:

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ACC5957 Advanced Audit and Assurance 15 ECTS
ACC5958 Advanced Aspects of Financial Reporting 1 10 ECTS
ACC5959 Advanced Taxation 10 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ACC5961 Advanced Management Accounting 1 5 ECTS
ACC5962 Corporate and Financial Services Legislation 5 ECTS
ACC5963 Research Issues in Accountancy 5 ECTS

Supplementary Unit

MGT3181* Applied Research Tools for Business 4 ECTS

*Students who, in their other stream of the BCOM, have NOT already taken MGT3181, or an equivalent methodology study-unit, must register for MGT3181 as a supplementary study-unit during the first semester. This study-unit will not be taken into account for the award of the final classification.



Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ACC5960 Advanced Financial Management 5 ECTS
ACC5968 Advanced Management Accounting 2 5 ECTS




YEAR TWO

In addition to the compulsory study-units (55ECTS), students are required to choose 5 ECTS from the elective study-units, to a total of 60 ECTS.

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ACC5971 Dissertation 30 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ACC5966 Advanced Aspects of Financial Reporting 2 5 ECTS
ACC5967 Advanced Financial Strategy 5 ECTS
ACC5970 Risk Management and the Professional Accountant 5 ECTS
MRT5208 Business Ethics and Corporate Governance 5 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints. All elective study-units have a capping of a maximum of 25 students. Students are to apply for their preferred elective study-unit, on a first come first served basis.

ACC5217 Forensic Accounting 5 ECTS
ACC5964 Financial Instruments and Risk Analysis 5 ECTS
ACC5965 Public Sector Accounting 5 ECTS
ACC5982 International Accounting 5 ECTS
ACC5984 International Taxation 5 ECTS
ACC5985 Financial Reporting for Small Entities 5 ECTS
INS5006 Risk Transfer Accounting 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ACC5969 Contemporary Issues and Development in Accountancy 5 ECTS




This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008 and by the Bye-laws for the award of Master in Accountancy - M.Accty - under the auspices of the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy.
 
Last Updated: 30 September 2020
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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