Institution / Galway Mayo It Galway

Accounting - ACCA Professional Level

The ACCA Professional Level programme offers tuition for the final level ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) examinations. ACCA is recognised as the largest and fastest-growing global professional accountancy body with 571,000 students and members in 170 countries. ACCA Ireland has over 20,000 students and members. This programme allows students to complete their final ACCA examinations on a full-time basis prior to commencing the required practical experience. Modules are also available on an individual basis.

The School of Business in GMIT has a long tradition of providing high quality accounting graduates. Our dedicated teaching staff are focused on student development and progression. Our lecturers are highly qualified professional accountants with considerable lecturing experience who understand the requirements of professional study, as they act as examiners, lecturers, markers and moderators for the professional accounting bodies.

Entry requirements

To be eligible to apply for this programme on a full-time basis you must have completed or be exempt from all the fundamental level exams with ACCA.

Students aiming to take fewer modules should contact ACCA to discuss their eligibility.

It is the responsibility of all students to register for examinations independently with the ACCA. Students should also apply directly to the ACCA for any exemptions.


1 year full-time

Careers or further progression

Upon successful completion of this programme, you will be required to meet the ACCA Professional Experience Requirement by meeting performance objectives while you complete 36 months employment in an Accounting or Finance related role. You will also have to complete the ACCA Professional Ethics module. At this point you will be a qualified Accountant with a globally recognised qualification.

Further enquiries

Contact: Eamon Walsh
Head of Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Tel: 091-742559
E-mail: Eamon Walsh

Subjects taught

The following modules are offered:

P1: Governance, Risk and Ethics
P2: Corporate Reporting (International)
P3: Business Analysis
P6: Advanced Taxation
P7: Advanced Audit and Assurance (International)

P1 and P2 are normally offered in semester 1 (September to December) and the remaining modules are offered in semester 2 (January to May).

Application date

Closing date for applications is 31st May. Late applications may be accepted subject to places being available.

Course fee

Programme Fee: €5,500 (EU Fee). This fee does not include ACCA fees and text books.

Students can apply to complete single modules. Fee per module is €1,100. This fee does not include ACCA fees and text books.

Enrolment and start dates

Find out more about this programme at our Accounting Open Evening: 6.30 - 8.30pm on Thursday 8th February 2018 (Cafe Foyer, GMIT, Dublin Road, Galway).

This programme commences on 1st September.

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