Griffith College

BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance

BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance

The programme gives you an understanding of the legal, business and social environments in which accountancy operates and enables you to be conversant in the technical languages.

Available in: Cork, Dublin, Limerick
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Validated by: QQI
QQI Level: 8
Course Level:Undergraduate, Study Abroad
Duration: 3 years Full time, 3 years Part time.
Study Mode: Full-Time, Part-Time
Overview

Are you considering a career in accounting / finance? Do you want to excel in a career in business? The BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance can offer you the opportunity to develop knowledge, competencies and skills in the diverse field of accounting and finance, including; management and financial accounting, financial management, taxation, auditing and business. The three year programme offers the opportunity to avail of generous exemptions from the professional accountancy bodies examinations and a direct career path to rewarding career in an exciting, dynamic and flexible business environment.

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Structure

The programme gives you an understanding of the legal, business and social environments in which accountancy operates and enables you to be conversant in the technical languages and practices of the accounting sector in a market economy. These include measurement and disclosure in financial statements, managerial accounting, auditing, taxation and business law.

Year 1 Core Subjects
Semester other
Micro Economics
Information and Communications Technology
Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions
Business Accounting (linear)
Macro Economics
Legal Aspects of Business
Management and Marketing Principles
Year 2 Core Subjects
Semester other
Management and Organisational Behaviour
Financial Reporting
Managing Human Resources
Management Accounting
Research and Professional Skills (linear)
Financial Management
Company Law
Enterprise Development
Information Systems Management
Year 3 Core Subjects
Semester other
Strategic Management 1
Taxation 1
Strategic Financial Management
Taxation 2
Advanced Management Accounting
Audit and Assurance
Electives
Advanced Financial Management
Strategic Management 2*
Strategic Management 2*
Strategic Management 2*
Strategic Management 2*
Strategic Management 2*
Entry Requirements
Overview Cork: 
2 C3s (Hons) & 4 D3s (Ord) to include a Language (English, Irish or other language) and Maths. Person over 23 can apply under mature student entry, no requirements, other than to produce your Passport.
CAO Points Cork: 
250
Overview Dublin: 
2 C3s (Hons) & 4 D3s (Ord) to include a Language (English, Irish or other language) and Maths. Person over 23 can apply under mature student entry, no requirements, other than to produce your Passport.
CAO Points Dublin: 
250
Overview Limerick: 
2 C3s (Hons) & 4 D3s (Ord) to include a Language (English, Irish or other language) and Maths. Person over 23 can apply under mature student entry, no requirements, other than to produce your Passport.
CAO Points Limerick: 
250
Fees

Please note that a Registration Fee of Euro 250.00 is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.

Campus: 
Dublin
Study Mode: 
Full Time
EU living Ireland: 
EUR 4600
EU living Abroad: 
EUR 5950
Non EU living Ireland: 
EUR 7000
Non EU living Abroad: 
EUR 9000
Campus: 
Dublin
Study Mode: 
Part Time
Fee: 
EUR 2800
Campus: 
Limerick
Study Mode: 
Full Time Year 1
EU living Ireland: 
EUR 3,500.00
EU living Abroad: 
EUR 3,500.00
Non EU living Ireland: 
EUR 6,500.00
Non EU living Abroad: 
EUR 6,500.00
Campus: 
Cork
Study Mode: 
Full Time
EU living Ireland: 
EUR 2500
EU living Abroad: 
EUR 2500
Non EU living Ireland: 
EUR 6750
Non EU living Abroad: 
EUR 6750
How to Apply
Through the CAO or apply online.
Progression
Academic Progression: 

Graduates who see an opportunity to make themselves more attractive to employers may want to consider the Masters programme in business. The Griffith College Graduate Business School offers a portfolio of programmes in International Business Management, each of which provides a route to the award of MBA.

The following programmes prepare graduates for the world of international business; at MSc and MBA levels, and in full and part-time modes 
-   Tripartite Programme - an outstanding opportunity to study a Masters programme in three European cities; Dublin, Berlin and Paris, and receive TWO masters in International Business. 
-   The MBA in International Business programme is divided into three stages, taking one year to complete full-time and approx. two years part-time. 
-   The MSc programme is divided into three stages, taking one year to complete full-time and approx. two years part-time. 
-   The MSc Accounting and Finance programme is divided into three stages, taking one year to complete full-time and approx. two years part-time.

Graduates of this programme may wish to pursue further studies they can gain substantial examination exemptions from the following professional accountancy bodies

Career Progression: 

Students who do not wish to focus on a career as an accountant will find numerous opportunities in banking, stockbroking, currency trading, management, insurance or positions in the financial sector.

Get in Touch

If you are interested in this course, please contact us to find out more information.

Cork Campus

+353 (0) 21 450 7027

Dublin Campus

+353 (0) 1 415 0415

Limerick Campus

+353 (0) 61 31 0031