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Award Type and NFQ Level: UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE (8)
Course code: FNAC
CAO/PAC code: MH403
Points: 410
FETAC: Yes click here for details
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Choose this option if you are interested in
  • obtaining 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, economics and related fields;
  • 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.
Many graduates of this programme go on to the Masters in Accounting and/or complete Accounting qualifications in the workplace. An Accountancy Showcase is organised in the first semester each year, where companies visit the University to meet with students.
Graduates of this programme are not limited to careers in Accounting. You can go on to work in banking or other financial institutions, or in the public sector. Other students choose the Masters in Finance, Economics or Economic and Financial Risk Analysis. Some progress into postgraduate studies in Law or Business. All students, whether studying a language or not, may choose to take a year abroad between second and final year, and will be awarded a BA International. There is also an optional internship year available between second and final year (subject to availability).
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