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BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance

Griffith College Cork

The BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance degree is ideal for students interested either in a career in the accounting profession or who wish to develop the expertise to analyse business activities from a financial perspective. If you are interested in the application of numerical techniques and the interpretation and communication of financial information, this course is ideal. It explores the theory and practical application of accounting and finance, and will give you a thorough grounding in the key business disciplines. Once completed you will have all the necessary skills to pursue a dynamic and rewarding career in accounting and finance.

This Accounting and Finance programme provides the learner with the computational, analytical and management skills required for a dynamic career in business. Whether you want to be an accountant, financial analyst or indeed, start your own business, then this is the programme for you. 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 todays business and finance world.

College Name Griffith College Cork
Course Category Accountancy, Business
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Honours Bachelor Degree
Course Location Cork, Ireland
Course Fee EUR 2500
Course Duration 3 years part-time
Awarding Body QQI
Entry Requirements 2 H5 and 4 O6/H7 grades, to include a language (English, Irish or other language) and Maths. Mature Students If you are 23 on or before the 1st January of year of application, you can apply for this course directly using the College’s online application form
Career Path The programme gives you an understanding of the business, legal, and social environments in which accountancy operates and enables you to be conversant in the technical languages and practices of the accounting sector in a market economy. These include measurement and disclosure in financial statements, managerial accounting, auditing, taxation and business law. 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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