Accounting

Introduction
Please note due to the great demand for our programmes early applications are assessed when received and dealt with promptly. Therefore it is advisable to make early applications for an early response.

Applications are invited for this intensive one year full-time conversion programme for non-accounting graduates wishing to pursue a career as professional accountants.

Holders of the award receive significant examination exemptions from the main professional accountancy bodies operating in Ireland and will be well prepared for the latter stages of their programmes. (Details of exemptions will be found in the relevant accounting body's literature or website).

Who Should Apply?
Conversion Programme:
Aimed at non-accounting graduates wishing to pursue a career as professional accountants. Those successfully completing this programme gain attractive exemptions from the examinations of the main accounting bodies operating in Ireland.

Entry requirements

Please note due to the great demand for our programmes early applications are assessed when received and dealt with promptly. Therefore it is advisable to make early applications for an early response.

Applications are invited for this intensive one year full time conversion programme for non-accounting graduates wishing to pursue a career as professional accountants.

Holders of the award receive significant examination exemptions from the main professional accountancy bodies operating in Ireland and will be well prepared for the latter stages of their programmes. (Details of exemptions will be found in the relevant accounting body's literature or website.)

Who Should Apply?

Conversion Programme
Aimed at non-accounting graduates wishing to pursue a career as professional accountants. Those successfully completing this programme gain attractive exemptions from the examinations of the main accounting bodies operating in Ireland.

Assessment Info

By written examination.

Subjects taught

Core:
Financial accounting
Management accounting
Taxation

Optional:
Auditing
Business information systems
Business Law
Financial management
Management science
Economics
Assessment by written examination

Duration

1 year full-time. Up to 20 hours per week.

Enrolment dates

Commencement Date 01/09/2020

Post Course Info

Graduates of the PgDip Accounting get a full exemption from CA Proficiency 1 (CAP1) examinations of Chartered Accountants Ireland subject to performance in specific modules in the programme. Graduates also get exemptions from modules F1 to F9 inclusive of the ACCA syllabus, the maximum exemptions allowable, subject to performance in specific modules in the programme.

Following appropriate training, most graduates pursue careers as professional accountants (either practising or in industry/commerce) with a wide range of professional services companies and government bodies including:

EY
Deloitte
KPMG
PWC
BDO
Grant Thornton
Mazars
HSOC
Revenue Commissioners
Civil Service
Bank of Ireland
State Street

More details
  • Qualification letters

    PgDip

  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time

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