BBs (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

Full Time

BBs (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

Limerick Institute of Technology
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    1st year fees
  • 300
    CREDITS
  • Campus
    BASED
  • Bachelor
    DEGREE
  • 4 years
    DURATION

Introduction

This programme is structured to address many of the competence requirements of professional Accountancy bodies and to give students a range of learning experiences tailored to careers in Accounting and Finance. Its practical focus ensures that on completion you will be a work-ready graduate with employment opportunities in professional accounting practice, commerce, industry, government, the not-for-profit sector and secondary school teaching. Along with the development of your accountancy and finance knowledge, there is a strong focus on developing your management skills to ensure that when you graduate you have the high-level transferable skills that employers are seeking. This programme assumes no previous knowledge of
accounting, finance or economics.

The programme is recognised by leading professional accountancy bodies including: CAI, ACCA, CIMA and CPA. It has also been recognised by the Teaching Council as fulfilling its degree requirement for registration as a post-primary teacher, subject to the complete programme of study being undertaken at LIT (Moylish). As with any other degree, a teaching qualification such as the Professional Master of Education (PME) is also required.

Admission Requirements

A minimum of 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7 grades in six Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English or Irish.

Candidates applying as mature applicants may be required to attend an interview and may be requested to take an aptitude test to prove their suitability for a place on this programme.

Courses Units

You need to complete 300 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://lit.ie/courses/lc224

More Information

Successful graduates of this programme are eligible for Level 9 and 10 postgraduate programmes within the institute and/or elsewhere. Successful graduates of this programme who wish to continue their studies towards professional accountancy accreditation can benefit from ‘fast track’ agreements with one or more of the professional bodies.    

Career Opportunities

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