Under 23 applicants must have ordinary level Grade 06 or better in five subjects. The subject list must include either English or Irish. Ordinary level Mathematics Grade 06 or better is also a requirement to apply for year one of this course.
If a Mature student (over 23 years on 1 January 2019) you may be exempted from this requirement and are eligible to apply. All applicants must have competence in spoken and written English.
NFQ Level 6 in Accounting or ATI is a requirement for advanced entry into Year 3.
This programme aims to provide a level of knowledge and skills in Accounting & Finance, that prepares students for middle level responsibility in an accountancy environment. Students who gain the Bachelor Degree Award may exit into the world of employment with this valuable qualification and work in practice or industry in sectors such as financial services, banking, insurance, manufacturing, construction and consultancy.
Graduates may enter professional practices or industry as trainee accountants and pursue professional exams having obtained 7 exemptions from ACCA. This valuable qualification allows the student work in practice or industry in sectors such as financial services, banking, insurance, manufacturing, construction and consultancy.
The course includes a blend of subjects including: international financial reporting; income and corporate Taxation; auditing and assurance; financial management and investment analysis along with a personal development module and a blend of information systems modules including an accounting and payroll package and practical application of computer assisted audit techniques. Assessment includes individual and group projects, computer lab assessments, in class assessments and end of semester examinations.
3 Evenings per week PT over 2 semesters per year.
Students can opt to exit after TWO years receiving a Higher Certification in Business & Accounting (NFQ Level 6) or after THREE years receiving a Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Finance (NFQ Level 7). Alternatively, students can choose to progress their studies at TU Dublin Tallaght at honours degree level in Accounting & Finance.