Course Description

BA (Hons) in Accounting

What is Accounting?
Accounting is a stimulating and challenging business function concerned with the collection, analysis and reporting of information to the owners and managers of a business and other interested parties such as lending institutions and Government.

What is the BA (Hons) in Accounting course?
The BA (Hons) in Accounting is a three year degree course that prepares students mainly for careers in accountancy.

Special Features

The course attracts extensive exemptions from the Chartered Accountants Ireland (ACA), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in?Ireland (CPA).

The course has a number of awards attached to it including the PricewaterhouseCoopers Scholarship, the Aidan McAvinue prize for taxation, the CPA prize for Financial Accounting and the CIMA prize for Management Accounting.

CollegeWaterford Institute of Technology
Course LocationWaterford
Course CategoryAccountancy, Finance
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationHonours Bachelor Degree
Course Duration3 years
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsLeaving Certificate 2017: Minimum entry requirements for BA (Hons) in Accounting 2 subjects: H5 4 subjects: O6/H7 English or Irish: O5/H7 Mathematics: O5/H7
Carear PathGraduates of the BA (Hons) in Accounting may work in business or as trainee accountants or teachers following further study. To qualify as a professional accountant the graduate may opt to study for the accountancy examinations of one of the main accounting bodies while working in the accounting area. To qualify as a business teacher graduates must complete a Higher Diploma in Education.
Course CodeWD084
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