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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.

This programme is offered on a full time basis (one year) commencing September. It is designed for honours (2.2 or better) graduates in accounting. It is aimed at those wishing to further their studies in accounting and who may wish to prepare for a career as a professional accountant.

Those commencing the programme with exemption from CAP 1 CAI will, on successfully completing the programme and meeting other requirements, be eligible for exemption from Cap 2 CAI.

It will also equip its graduates to successfully complete the examinations of the other major accounting bodies (ACCA, CIMA CPA (I)) operating in Ireland.

The programme will also develop the skills and competencies required to undertake independent research in the areas of accounting and related areas.

Entry requirements

An honours bachelor degree (2.1 or higher) with accounting constituting a major part. It is expected that all candidates will have full CAP1 exemptions from Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI).

Duration

September to June Full-Time.

Timetable / Hours
This programme is delivered over two extended semesters rather than over the 12 months.

Teaching hours are 21 hours per week in the semester 1 and 19 hours per week in semester 2.

Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities
Most graduates will initially embark on qualifying as a professional accountant. Following this opportunities exist in both professional offices and elsewhere.

Further enquiries

Programme co-ordinator
Ms Margaret Fitzsimons
Assistant Head of School of Accounting & Finance
College of Business
DIT Aungier Street, Dublin 2
T: 01 402 7070
F: 01 402 3003
E: margaret.fitzsimons@dit.ie

Subjects taught

•Financial Reporting
•Management Accounting
•Finance
•Taxation
•Auditing
•Accounting & Strategy in Practice
•Ethics & Governance
•Accounting Inquiry

Comment

Award:
Graduates will be eligible for the award of MSc in Accounting of the Dublin Institute of Technology.

Location:
This course is delivered by: School of Accounting & Finance.

Application date

Closing Date: 30th April 2017

Enrolment and start dates

Start Date: September 2017.

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