Accounting - Fundamentals of Accounting - Online

TUS - Limerick Campuses


Course Name Accounting - Fundamentals of Accounting - Online
Course Provider TUS - Limerick Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 111210 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose Technological University of the Shannon Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment This programme will be run on a part-time online basis over one academic year - September 2022 to June 2023.
Duration This programme will be run on a part-time online basis over one academic year.

Provisional details below:

Number of Semesters: 2

Number of Weeks: 12 per semester

Number of Days/Evenings per week: 1

Delivery Day/Evening: Evening

Number of Hours per day/Evening: 4.5 per week plus study time

Times: Lectures/workshops will be recorded and available to watch on Mondays. Live tutorials will take place on Wednesday evenings at 7-8.30 pm (Semester 1)
Course Fee Course Fees €2,550

This programme was part-funded by County Tipperary Skillnet for January 2022 intake (funding TBC September 2022)

For part funding requests please contact:

County Tipperary Skillnet - Eva Hartigan at or 052 6191105
Entry Requirements

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ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: QQI Level 5 award, Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualification.

Prospective particpants who do not meet the entry requirements outlined may still qualify for addmission by meeting ...

Course Content The primary aim of the Certificate in Fundamental Accounting is to introduce bookkeeping and management accounting to those starting their own business or those working in a small or medium business.
Subjects Taught

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Semester 1
Fundamentals of Accounting

• Introduction to Accounting
• Accounting Procedures and Systems
• Preparation of Financial Statements
• Emerging Issues

Semester 2
Accounting for Management Contr...

Assessment Method Each module will be assessed by continuous assessment worth 20% throughout the semester and final exam worth 80% at the end of the relevant semester.
Number of Credits Qualification
Certificate in Fundamentals of Accounting (Special Purpose Award Level 6, 30 Credits)
Careers or Further Progression Are there opportunities for further study?
Those who complete the Certificate in Fundamental Accounting will be eligible to apply for an exemption from Professional Accountancy Examinations and may enter the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Accounting under LIT’s transfer progression policies.

Applicants may also be interested in:

Certificate in Personal and Transactional Taxation (Special Purpose Award Level 8, 30 Credits)
Further Enquiries For queries relating to course content
Contact: Kathleen O'Shea
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