Accounting & Finance

Dublin Business School


Course Name Accounting & Finance
Course Provider Dublin Business School
Course Code DB521
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+2 H5s + 4 O6/H7s, to include Mathematics & English or another language

Points Calculation
Selection of CAO applicants will be made on the basis of points. Your points will be calculated by adding together the points scored in the best of six subj...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP Link Modules

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

Points Calculation Grid
Applicants can use their link module for points allocation as one of their six subjects for the purpose of calculating points and it will therefore count as a passing subject.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+Honours Bachelor Degrees (Level 8)

FETAC Applicants
Minimum entry requirements for graduates of FETAC awards is a full FETAC award at Level 5 on the NFQ and which includes a Distinction grade in at least three modules. A full FETAC award normally...

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Mature Applicants Students who are applying to programmes as mature applicants will be required to be over the age of 23 as on 1st January in the year of entry. Mature students may apply through the CAO or directly to the college. They are not required to do both. Mature students are assessed on basis of age, educational standard and work experience to date.
Alternative Entry All applicants presenting other qualifications should contact the Admissions Office directly to discuss their eligibility criteria.
Course Fee

Expand+Please note DBS is an independent college and therefore fees apply. The fees for our undergraduate programmes for 2018/19 are between €5,650 to €6,300 per annum.

Please note that the total fee includes all registration, tuition and examination co...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2018 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2018 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

For many students, the rewards and prestige offered by a career in money management make it an attractive path to pursue. A degree in Accounting & Finance is a major step towards achieving that goal. It is a popular choice with students who...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance programme has the following content

Year 1 - Core
Economic Perspective
IT Essentials
Business for Accounting with Law
Maths & Statistics for Finance
Learning to Learn
Communication for Pers...

Assessment Method Teaching and Assessment
The BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance is taught mainly through lectures and tutorials, with students taking responsibility for a significant amount of study outside scheduled class times. Assessed work will consist of traditional end-of-year examinations plus a significant element of continuous assessment based on coursework. Such coursework may involve research-based reports, case studies, essays or practical assignments and presentations.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
Graduates from this programme often use it as a fast track to professional accountancy qualifications, availing of their entitlement to exceptional exemptions from ACCA, CIMA, ACA and CPA. Those graduates who enter employment im...

Further Enquiries Dublin Business School.
13/14 Aungier Street,
Dublin 2,
T: +353 (0) 1 4177500
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Points History
Year Points
2017 244
2016 235
2015 280