Accounting & Finance Management

Progressive Diploma course designed to prepare graduates for management careers in accounting and finance.

This programme is aimed at students with a primary degree at honours 2:1 level or above, or an appropriate postgraduate qualification in an accounting or finance discipline, who wish to continue their studies at postgraduate level in the area of Accounting and Finance.

Why Study Accounting & Finance at Griffith College?
Our Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting & Finance Management programme is available on either a full or part-time basis over a 1-Year Period and aims to prepare graduates for careers in International Accounting and Finance Management.

Students will advance their functional management competencies in finance and accounting.

Students will develop and refine transferable interpersonal and leadership skills which they can bring to the workplace.

A flexible study model gives students the option of either full-time or part-time study with the possibility of choosing their own elective modules.

Students have the opportunity to further their studies by progressing onto our MSc in Accounting and Finance Management or enrol on our MBA programme.

A highly practical learning approach taught by a Graduate Business School lecturing team with outstanding industry experience.

Entry requirements

Applicants normally must hold an approved honours degree in the field of accounting and finance or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary / professional institution.

Subjects taught

Stage 1
Strategic Performance Management
International Financial Reporting and Analysis
Advanced Audit and Assurance
Law and Corporate Governance

Stage 2
Strategic Financial Management
Research Methods
Business Consultancy and Analysis

Taxation (IRL)
International Tax Law
Digital Business
Portfolio Management
Managerial Economics
Regional Analysis
Leadership and Management Development


1 year full-time.

Enrolment dates

Intake Dates
We run 2 intakes for this course commencing in Spring and Autumn.
February 2020*
September 2020

*subject to sufficient numbers.

Post Course Info

Academic Progression
Graduates of this course have the option to continue their studies at Griffith College. We offer a number of options including:

MSc in Accounting and Finance Management

You can contact our admissions team to discuss what progression options are available to you.

Career Progression
Through the Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance Management, you will have gained valuable professional experience, built a strong foundation of communication and presentation skills, and covered a diverse range of topics. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates including:

Financial Accountant
Audit Manager
Risk Analyst
Accounts Receivable Associate
Accounts Payable Associate
Finance Director
Investor Services Analyst
Procurement Specialist
Junior Management Accountant
Accounting Technician

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    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

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