BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance

Course Points
300
Course Duration
3 Years
Course Level
Level 8
Course Places
60 Places
Course Start Date
September 2018

Course Summary

This course provides you with an interesting and challenging opportunity to gain a broad education through the study of accounting and related disciplines. The programme will give you a sound basis for future employment in Accountancy, Financial Services and Business.

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Accounting & Finance provides you with an interesting and challenging opportunity to gain a broad education through the study of accounting and related disciplines. The programme will give you a sound basis for future employment in Accountancy, Financial Services and Business, and will give you the option of further study in accounting and related areas - including the M.A. in Accounting at DkIT (DK910).

Graduates of this course are eligible for career opportunities in the following areas:

  • Professional Accountant (on Qualification)
  • Financial Services including Fund Management
  • Insurance
  • Banking and Building Societies
  • Work with Insurance Companies
  • Building Societies
  • Financial functions in industry, commerce, private & public sector
  • Small Business Management
  • Secondary Teaching (Postgraduate Diploma in Education required, plus teaching council registration - please check teaching application process and the Teaching Council requirements here)
  • MA in Accounting
  • Postgraduate and professional studies
  • The BA (Honours) in Accounting and Finance is recognised internationally and the following exemptions are currently granted.

Please find information on fees and funding here: www.dkit.ie/fees

Six Six Grades at O6 or H7 in Leaving Certificate

INCLUDING At least two H5 Grades

AND Mathematics Grade O6 or H7

AND English Grade O6 or H7

OR Irish Grade O6 or H7

PLUS Minimum Points Score of 300.

Shane Hill (Department of Management & Financial Studies)
Phone: +353 42 9370254
Email: shane.hill@dkit.ie

Exemptions (Indicative)

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

  • F1 Accountant in Business
  • F2 Management Accounting
  • F3 Financial Accounting
  • F4 Corporate and Business Law
  • F5 Performance Management
  • F6 Taxation
  • F7 Financial Reporting
  • F8 Audit and Assurance
  • F9 Financial Management

*To gain the Audit & Internal Review exemption graduates must take Auditing in award year.

Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (ICAI)

CA Proficiency 1:

  • Paper 1 Finance About this Programme
  • Paper 2 Management Accounting
  • Paper 3 Financial Accounting
  • Paper 4 Taxation
  • Law for Accountants

Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA)

  • F1 Economics & Business Environment
  • F1 Business Laws
  • F1 Business Maths & Quantitative Methods
  • F2 Financial Accounting
  • F2 Management Accounting
  • F2 Taxation
  • F2 Information Systems
  • P1 Corporate Reporting
  • P1 Managerial Finance
  • P1 Auditing (Students must have taken Auditing Year 3 Semesters 1 and 2)

Extra Things to Note: Students who have passed Year One of this course may be considered for transfer to Year Two of Level 8 Business (DK816). This is subject to an interview and places being available. Entry requirements for Year One still applies for transfer into Year Two.

Course ID DK810
Level 8
Duration 3 Years
Points 300
Places 60
School School of Business & Humanities
Department Management and Financial Studies
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Starting Date September 2018
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