BA ACCOUNTING & FINANCE
|Consider Accounting & Finance if you are interested in: obtaining an in-depth knowledge of the theoretical and practical aspects of accounting and finance studying accounting and finance together, gaining technical accounting and strong financial analysis skills pursuing a career in accounting after graduation but have the flexibility of an alternate career in finance benefiting from exemptions from all of CAP 1 examinations from Chartered Accountants Ireland and equivalent examination papers from the ACCA, CIMA and CPA professional accounting bodies Accountancy prizes Some of the top accountancy practices in Ireland, and one accounting institute, sponsor prizes on this degree course. The prizes are awarded annually to the top student in each year. KPMG sponsors the first year prize, Ernst & Young, RBK and CIMA each sponsor a second year prize, and PWC sponsor the third year prize.|
This course requires 2 additional subjects
Mature students - Information:
Apply to the CAO before 1st February.
Admission is based on your application and/or interview.
Mature students - Closing dates for application:
The closing date for mature applications is February 1.
Applicants are required to have a minimum of six subjects in the Irish Leaving Certificate with two Higher Level papers at C3 and four Ordinary or Higher Level papers at grade D3. HD3 or OC3 Leaving Certificate Maths required.
New CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) exemptions: current students (registered since Aug 2012 i.e. current 3rd years) and students who join this degree (up until August 2016) now have CIMA exemptions from C1-5; E1, F1, P1 and from P2 and F2 examinations.
|How to apply|
How to Apply
We welcome over 2,000 undergraduate students to our University each year:
School-leavers who have completed the Leaving Certificate. żApplicants are required to have a minimum of six subjects in the Irish Leaving Certificate with two Higher Level papers at C3 and four Ordinary or Higher Level papers at grade D3.
Mature students returning to education
EU/EFTA students who want to study in Ireland
International students from countries outside the EU
FETAC or BTEC major award recipients.
The application process to our undergraduate degree programmes depends on the category to which you belong. Please visit "How to Apply" for further details.
If you are unsure about anything, just contact us. We are happy to help.
Accounting as a specialised degree – Accounting and Finance: Accounting is the major element of your degree, studied along with Finance. Some students may choose to take an internship year between second and third year, and graduate after fourth year in that case.
Duration: 3 years or 4 years BA
Maynooth University Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting
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|Career and postgraduate options|
Graduates are likely to be primarily focused on a professional accountancy qualification, but may also consider careers in banking and financial institutions, stock exchange and trading, economic or finance research, and the civil service.
For further information on Postgraduate options please go to the Graduate Studies site