Accounting & Finance

Griffith College Cork


Course Name Accounting & Finance
Course Provider Griffith College Cork
Course Code GC201
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, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3 years full-time or part-time.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements 2 H5 and 4 O6/H7 grades, to include a language (English, Irish or another language) and Maths.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements 25 bonus points will be added to the points score for Leaving Certificate Higher Level mathematics at grades H6 or above.
Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP)
Holders of the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme apply in the normal way through the CAO system. Points are awarded on the same basis as the Leaving Certificate. The Link Modules are considered as a single unit and are awarded points based on the result per unit. The Link Modules can be used as a sixth subject for points calculations only.

LCVP Link Modules

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied Programme (LCAP)
The College does not recognise LCA subjects as meeting its minimum entry requirements. If combined with a Grade 5 FETAC Award, applicants may apply for a Higher Certificate or Degree course in the College.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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Griffith College welcomes applications from students who hold a full FETAC Level 5 Award which normally contains eight modules. A full award may be accumulated over more than one academic...

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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+About the course
The BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance degree is ideal for students interested either in a career in the accounting profession or who wish to develop the expertise to analyse business activities from a financial perspective.


Subjects Taught

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Semester I: Business Management, Effective Learning and Development, Micro Economics, Quantitative Analysis for Business, Financial Accounting.

Semester II: Information Technology Skills, Legal Aspects of Business, Macro...

Comment Professional Body Exemptions

Professional Body: ACCA
Exemptions: Fundamental Level (9 papers).
To Be Completed: All of Professional Level (5 papers).
Expected timeframe: 1 year.

Professional Body: CPA
Exemptions: Formation 1, Formation 2 and Professional 1 (subject to electives taken).
To Be Completed: Professional 2
Expected timeframe: 1 year.

Professional Body: ACA
Exemptions: Cap 1.
To Be Completed: Cap 2 and FAE
Expected timeframe: 2 years.
Careers or Further Progression

Graduates of this programme may wish to pursue postgraduate studies in our Graduate Business School. They can also gain substantial examination exemptions from the professional accountancy bodies. Such programmes are available on a part...

Further Enquiries Cork Campus
Admissions Office
t: +353 21 4507027
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Points History
Year Points
2020 303
2019 251
2018 265