Accounting

Institute of Technology Sligo

 

Course Name Accounting
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG146
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode, Sligo Town
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Honours Degree/level 8

Four grade O6/H7 and two grade H5.

Leaving Certificate subjects must include Mathematics and English or Irish.

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

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

Expand+Scoring System for Eligible Applicants who hold QQI FET/FETAC Awards
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.
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Mature Applicants

Expand+IT Sligo welcomes applications from mature students. Up to 20% of places on courses in the Institute are reserved for mature applicants. We recognise the valuable life and work experience that they bring to the courses they undertake.

From your pe...

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...

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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 32
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Financial Support

Expand+A Student Contribution (registration) fee of €3,000 (2019/20) 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 elements...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content Programme Description:
After three years, graduates will hold an honours degree in accounting and can expect to be exempt from all CAP1 examinations with Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI). 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 the area of accounting, and will have the ability to apply this knowledge in problem solving.
Subjects Taught

Expand+Course Structure:
Year One: The first year is focused on giving students foundation knowledge in core business areas, including accounting principles, business management, law, business mathematics, information technology skills and understanding ...

Comment Professional Recognition:
On completion of the four year course, graduates are exempt from all CAP1 examinations with the CAI and all 9 fundamental level examinations with the ACCA. Additional CIMA and CPA exemptions are also available.
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities:
Most graduates progress to a professional accounting qualification. Graduates also pursue careers in finance, banking and financial services, second level teaching (add on Professional Diploma in Education – PDE) or lecturing (add on MA required).

Further Study Opportunities:
Graduates progress to postgraduate study, teacher training for second level business teaching or professional qualifications in accounting or financial services.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 915 5379
E: admissions@itsligo.ie
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 307
2018 318
2017 278