Course Description

BA (Hons) Degree in Accounting and Finance

Griffith College Dublin (GCD)

This honors 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.

Course Code GC401
College Name Griffith College Dublin (GCD)
Course Category Accountancy, Business
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Honours Bachelor Degree
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Start Date 25th September 2023
Course End Date 29th May 2026
Course Fee Visit for course fees
Course Duration 3 years full-time, part-time & blended learning options
Course Times Full Time: 4 - 5 days per week. Part Time: 2 - 3 evenings per week. Blended Learning: One Saturday on campus per month, supported by weekly pre-recorded lecture videos & evening Zoom webinar every 2 - 3 weeks.
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Honours Bachelor Degree
Entry Requirements Applicants under 23 years of age on the 1st of January of the entry year must apply through the CAO. Please consult the CAO website for information on important dates for applications. Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements: 2 H5 and 4 O6/H7 grades, to include a language (English, Irish or another language) and Maths. QQI Level 5 Award A minimum Full QQI Level 5 Award with 3 Distinctions and a Pass or higher in all other remaining subjects. Applicants over 23 years of age on or before the 1st of January of the entry year, can apply as mature students. Mature students must apply to Griffith College directly online using the Apply Online facility on the website homepage or the button below. Mature applicants will be asked for a copy of their passport.
Career Path While typical careers focus on the world of finance and accounting in particular, any aspect of the business arena is open to graduates. A significant advantage is the many exemptions from the professional exams for which graduates of the course are eligible. Students who do not wish to focus on a career as an accountant will find numerous opportunities in banking, stockbroking, currency trading, management, insurance or positions in the financial sector.
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