BA (Honours) in Accounting and Finance

Full Time

BA (Honours) in Accounting and Finance

National College of Ireland
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    1st year fees
  • 330
  • Campus
  • Bachelor
  • 3 years


The course will help you understand the relationships between finance and other business disciplines. You will develop a critical and methodical approach to problem-solving and decision-making in a financial context and develop the ability to interpret and communicate financial and other information. The broader business viewpoint of the course will give you an excellent foundation in leadership and management and give you the broad perspective necessary for the modern interconnected business world.

This degree will equip you for a career in accountancy, finance and related fields. NCI has particular expertise in this area and graduates have achieved excellent employment rates.

You may also be able to take advantage of an opportunity to engage in a year-long, accredited work placement between years two and three. This placement will be credit-bearing and comprises an extra year in the degree. Access to such placements will be limited and highly competitive.

As a graduate of this course you will:

  • Understand the theory and practice of accounting and finance.
  • Develop your skills and knowledge in all areas of business.
  • Be able to pursue a career in general management, accountancy or related fields.
  • Be eligible for professional accountancy body exemptions.

Admission Requirements

Minimum entry requirements are a grade H5 and above in two higher level subjects together with a minimum of O6/H7 in four other subjects. A minimum of grade O6/H7 must be obtained in English. A grade O5/H6 must be obtained in Mathematics.

Mature applicants, applicants with a disability or those applying through the DARE or HEAR access schemes can find out more information on the application process.

Please note that exams can be scheduled during the morning, afternoon or evening Monday to Saturday.

Courses Units

You need to complete 330 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

More Information

The course will appeal to students looking to move into the international world of accounting and finance. The course is for school leavers, mature students and graduates of QQI level 5/6 programmes who wish to embark on a course of full-time study.

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