BA (Honours) Accounting and Finance
Validating Body: QQI
Programme Duration: 3 Years
NFQ Level: Level 8 (Honours Degree)
Entry Dates: September/February annually
01 About the course
This course is designed for students seeking a high level career in finance, accountancy or business management. Graduates are employed in a variety of managerial careers. The course focuses on giving practical and theoretical skills of real use to financial managers.
02 Course Content
Economics, Accounting, Introduction to Marketing, Information Technology, Business Mathematics and Research Techniques, Business Communications.
Business Law, Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Finance 1, Business Information Systems, Management
Financial Reporting, Management Accounting, Finance II, Auditing, Taxation, Business Strategy
03 Academic Progression
Graduates may progress onto Masters Programmes both in Ireland and outside Ireland (see successful candidates)
04 Professional Accreditation and Exemptions
Graduates are exempt from a significant number of the examinations of professional bodies.
In particular Graduates of the three year programme are exempt from Papers F1-F9 of the Association of Certified, Chartered Accountants ACCA
05 Career Prospects
This course gives all-round business management skills as well as specialist knowledge of finance and accounting. Many graduates pursue careers as accountants and openings are available as management trainees in manufacturing, banks, government agencies and the public sector.