Accounting

ATU - Sligo Campuses

 

Course Name Accounting
Course Provider ATU - Sligo Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code SG146
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Atlantic Technological University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode, Sligo Town
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Four grade O6/H7 and two grade H5.

Leaving Certificate subjects must include Mathematics* and English or Irish.

F2 Foundation Math accepted

An Accounting subject at Leaving Certificate is not required as the programme starts with beginners accounting.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus Points for Maths
25 additional points will be awarded for higher level Mathematics at grades H6 and above.

* Some courses do not require Mathematics as an entry requirement, while others have certain exemptions or honours requirements – p...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP
LCVP modules can be counted as one of the passes required when considering LCE entry requirements for IT Sligo courses. CAO points are awarded as follows:

Level Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information Points
A full QQI FET/FETAC Level 5 or 6 major award will have a minimum credit value of 120.

Component awards, or achievement of less than 120 credits, do not constitute a full award.

All QQI FET/FETAC Level 5 and Level 6 awards will be scored using the best 120 credits to deliver a maximum of 390 points regardless of whether they were achieved before or after the introduction of CAS. The scoring process is outlined on the CAO website at www.CAO.ie
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants Mature Applicants

Entry Requirements
The sole criterion for qualification as a mature applicant is age. You are required to be over 23 on 1st January of the calendar year of application. Applications should be made through the CAO in the usual way.
Alternative Entry

Expand+The Minimum Entry Requirements For Applicants From Northern Ireland (GCE AS, A2, AVCE, Double Award, BTEC) Are:
Applicants must have a recognised award at Level 3 on the UK framework of qualifications. GCE AS and A Level, NVQ Level 3, Advanced Diplo...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 30
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support

Expand+A Student Contribution (registration) fee of €3,000 (2022/23) is payable by all students who do not qualify for a grant or scholarship. SUSI, Student Universal Support Ireland, provides financial support to eligible students. There are two elemen...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION:
After three years, graduates will hold an Honours Degree in Accounting and will qualify for generous exemptions from all the professional accountancy bodies in Ireland. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, case studies, problem-based learning and computer laboratory work. Students develop a detailed comprehension of core concepts and principles in accounting and will have the ability to apply this knowledge in problem-solving.
Subjects Taught

Expand+PROGRAMME OVERVIEW:
Year One: The first year is focused on giving students foundation knowledge in core business areas, including Accounting Principles, Business Management, Business Law, Business Mathematics, Information Technology Skills a...

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Expand+SPECIAL FEATURES:
On completion of the three-year programme, graduates are exempt from all CAP1 examinations with Chartered Accountants Ireland; three applied knowledge and six applied skills examinations with ACCA; all examinations up to Professio...

Careers or Further Progression GRADUATE DESTINATIONS:
Most graduates progress to a professional accounting qualification. Graduates also pursue careers in finance, banking and financial services, second-level teaching (addon Professional Masters in Education (PME)) or lecturing (add-on master’s required). This programme meets the Teaching Council of Ireland criteria for secondary school teaching for Accounting teacher to Leaving Certificate level and Business teacher to Junior Certificate level.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 931 8510
E: admissions@itsligo.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2022 313
2021 304
2020 309