Course Accreditation Batchelor of Arts in Accounting and Finance HETAC Level 8
CAO Code GC301
Course Duration: Full-Time 3 years
About the Course
This honours degree programme prepares students for a career in accounting and finance. The course subjects are taught by highly qualified lecturing staff who are also experienced accountants. Their continued experience of accounting and finance, in the real commercial world, ensures the delivery of a relevant and up to date syllabus that will include interesting and pertinent case studies. In particular, students will study the impact of EU Law on accountancy.
In first year students take subjects that are common to the BA (Hons) in Business Studies. This model gives students the flexibility to adjust their career choices if necessary.
Once completed you will have all the necessary skills to pursue a dynamic and rewarding career in accounting and finance. As someone who is interested in the relationship between numbers and success this may only be the first stage of your journey as other opportunities will present themselves.
As with the BA (Hons) in Business Studies, the college designed this degree programme with the help and considerable expertise of its full-time and external lecturing staff, as well as a wide range of people in industry. As a result, the programme reflects the multiple requirements of today’s business and finance world.
BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance Course Content
- Business Communications
- Information Technology
- Business Economics
- Financial Accounting 1
- Organisational Management
- Business Mathematics and Statistics
- Applied Business Law
- Principles of Marketing
- Financial Accounting 2
- Integrated Business Project
- Financial Reporting - Concepts and Practice
- Business Management
- Managing Human Resources
- Financial Management
- Business Information Systems
- Company Law/Partnership Law
- Enterprise Development/Project
- Advanced Financial Reporting
- Auditing and Internal Review
- Advanced Management Accounting
- Strategic Financial Management
- Information Systems Management
- Business Plan/Dissertation
1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year Non-EU Student Full-Time Course Fees €6000 €5000 €4,000 EU/EEA Student Full-time Course Fees €3,750 €3,750 €3,750
Cormac Reid - BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance
Cormac Reid has held many successful roles since graduating with a BA in Accounting and Finance from Griffith College Dublin. In 2002, Cormac set up Comms-Online Ltd, Ireland’s leading communications consulting, integration and brokerage house. In 2002 he established a voice and broadband service provider called RocTel International which has grown 400% year on year to date.
Griffith College was a great stepping-stone for me in the business world which I enjoy so much. The accounting fundamentals and law principles, which I learned have stood me in good stead. Griffith College had a great sense of business achievement about it as it was driven by business people from the top and lecturers had field experience which added an extra dimension to my learning experience.
Graduates of this programme may wish to pursue postgraduate studies in our Graduate Business School. They can also gain substantial examination exemptions from the following professional accountancy bodies:
To be attempted
Part 1 and Part 2
All of Part 3
Formation I and II. Three subjects from Professional I (Ten subjects)
One subject from Professional I and four subjects from Professional II (final five subjects)
Please contact the Faculty for details.
For further Details Contact
Tel: 061-310031 or 061-310043