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
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements 2 H5s + 4 O6/H7, to include Mathematics & English or another language
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

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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 subjects in a single sitting of the Leaving Certificate. The results of two si...

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 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 consists of eight modules. A record of achievement/component certificate does not meet minimum entry standards. FETAC Level 5 awards will be accepted in any discipline. Further details can be obtained from the Admissions Office.
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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 2021/2022, are between €5,895 and €6,300 per annum.

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

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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

Ireland has an exceptionally strong international financial services sector with particular strengths in administration and management of funds; reinsurance; cross border insurance and specialist finance, such as aviation leasing and asset ...

Subjects Taught



Principles of Accounting
Economic Perspectives
Business Context and Organisation
IT Essentials
Business Maths & Research Methods
Learning to Learn
Accounting Information Systems


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.

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Students holding a relevant Certificate, Diploma or other relevant third level qualification may qualify for entry to the second or third year of degree programmes. Transfer applications to the second or third year full-time progra...

Careers or Further Progression Career
There are currently numerous employment opportunities in the following areas:

Accountancy Firms;
Management Consultants;
Commercial Banks;
Ivestment Banks;
Asset Managers;
Insurance Companies.

Employment opportunities also exist across the diverse SME (Small Medium Sized Enterprises) sector and within the public sector.
Further Enquiries Dublin Business School.
13/14 Aungier Street,
Dublin 2,
T: +353 (0) 1 4177500
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
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Points History
Year Points
2020 225
2019 238
2018 254