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Accounting - Online

Lifelong Learning
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The BA in Accounting programme is designed in consultation with industry, and the professional accountancy bodies to provide graduates with the skills set necessary to become effective problem solvers and decision makers. The subject content of the programme has been strategically aligned to ensure that graduates will receive maximum exemptions from the professional accountancy bodies.

Award Name Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)
NFQ Classification Major
Awarding Body Technological University of the Shannon
NFQ Level Level 8 NFQ
Award Name NFQ Classification Awarding Body NFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ) Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 8 NFQ
Course Provider:
Location:
Clonmel, Limerick City
Attendance Options:
Evening, Online or Distance, Part time
Apply to:
Course provider
Number of credits:
Qualification
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting (Level 8 - 180 Credits)

Duration

3 Years

2 semesters per year / 12 weeks per semester / Weekly pre-recorded lectures and live tutorials per module;

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or equivalent.

Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) / Special Case Registrations: Prospective applicants who do not meet the entry requirements for the programme detailed above, but who may qualify for admission by meeting certain other equivalent criteria, should submit their application online, upload their most relevant qualifications and then email flexible.midwest@tus.ie to request RPL consideration.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Applicants who do not have English as their first language must ensure they satisfy English Language requirements. For entry to undergraduate courses, a minimum score of 5.5 in an IELTS exam is required. For postgraduate courses, a minimum of 6.0 is required. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their English proficiency meets these requirements.

Careers / Further progression

What are the career prospects?
Professional accountancy, auditing, tax consultancy. Other career opportunities are in banking, insurance, financial services and teaching.

Course Web Page

Further information

11/09/2023

Blended

€12,000 (€4,000 per academic year)

The BA in Accounting programme is designed in consultation with industry, and the professional accountancy bodies to provide graduates with the skills set necessary to become effective problem solvers and decision makers.

The subject content of the programme has been strategically aligned to ensure that graduates will receive maximum exemptions from the professional accountancy bodies.

What will the time committment be?
Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning Hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college. The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due.

Year 1

Semester 1
Fundamentals of Accounting
Quantitative Methods

Semester 2
Accounting for Management Control
Business and Economic Environment

Year 2
Semester 1
Advanced Financial Accounting
Business and Company Law

Semester 2
Financial Reporting
Financial Management

Year 3
Semester 1
Cost Accounting and Decision Making
Personal and Business Tax

Semester 2
Audit Planning and Implementation
Transaction and Practical Tax Applications

Quantitative Methods and the Business and Economic Environment will be assessed by 100% Continuous Assessment. The assessment for both modules will consist of a Written Project and Oral Presentation. The oral presentation will take place on campus at the end of the semester. All of the other modules will be assessed by a written exam or equivalent at the end of the relevant semester.

Flexible Learning Team
+353 61 293094
flexible.midwest@tus.ie

For queries relating to the course content
Contact: Kathleeen O'Shea
Email: kathleen.oshea@lit.ie

Email: flexible.midwest@tus.ie

Course Provider:
Location:
Clonmel, Limerick City
Attendance Options:
Evening, Online or Distance, Part time
Apply to:
Course provider
Number of credits:
Qualification
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting (Level 8 - 180 Credits)