Accountancy - ACCA

Limerick City College


Course Name Accountancy - ACCA
Course Provider Limerick City College
Course Code 65167 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Knowledge Level Association of Chartered Certified Accountants None
Professional Level  Recognition of Proessional Awards Association of Chartered Certified Accountants None
Skills Level Association of Chartered Certified Accountants None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date May, September & February - Level 8
Duration 2 Years

15 Hours per week
Course Fee EU student: €1,300 pa
Non-EU Ireland: €1,300 pa
Non-EU Abroad: €4,800 pa Certified Accounting Technician
Course Content


This course prepares students for the examinations of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). ACCA is one of the world’s leading accountancy bodies and the Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) qualification is internat...

Subjects Taught Outline

Year 1
•Recording Financial Transactions (FA1)
•Information for Management Control (MA1)
•Maintaining Financial Records (FA2)
•Managing Costs and Finance (MA2)
•Accounting in Business (FAB)

Year 2
•Financial Accounting (FFA)
•Management Accounting (FMA)
•Foundations in Taxation (FTX)
•Foundations in Financial Management (FFM)
Assessment Method Assessment
Participants will sit ACCA examinations in both June and December of each year of study. Students can sit either computer-based or paper based examinations for Papers 1 – 4 and paper based only from paper 5 onwards.
Comment Award
On successful completion of the CAT examinations, students will receive an invitation to become a Certified Accounting Technician. In order to obtain the qualification and use the designatory letters CAT after their name, students must also satisfy the appropriate practical financial work experience requirement (1 year).
Careers or Further Progression Academic Progression Opportunities
Successful completion of the CAT examinations offers an exemption from the three Knowledge Papers of the ACCA Qualification and students may automatically transfer to Skills Papers. By taking the examinations of the ACCA Qualification, students may qualify as accountants and may achieve a BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University.
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Limerick City College
Parkway House,
Parkway SC,
Dublin Road,
Limerick, Ireland
Tel : +353 061 592195
Fax: +353 061 267754
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