Accounting - Conversion Course - Aungier Street
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?
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.
• Financial accounting
• Management accounting
• Business information systems
• Business Law
• Financial management
• Management science
• Assessment by written examination
Minimum Entry Requirements?
Applicants should hold an honours bachelor degree (minimum of 2.2 honours or better) in a discipline other than accounting. Due to competition for places on the programme, firm offers will be made to candidates on an 2.1 or higher and offers will be made to 2.2 graduates should there be places available.
If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website. Applicants for this course should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6.5 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.
Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate courses satisfying the minimum entry requirement is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the course of study applications will be assessed based on your academic grades and may also take into account your work/life experience. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview for specific courses.
Applications for this course are open.
By written examination.
1 year full-time. Up to 20 hours per week.
Method of Delivery: Classroom
Commencement Date 01/09/2020
Post Course Info
What are my career opportunities?
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:
• Grant Thornton
• Revenue Commissioners
• Civil Service
• Bank of Ireland
• State Street