Business in Accounting

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Business in Accounting
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG108
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Duration 2 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Higher Certificate / Level 6

Five grade O6/H7.
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 honours req...

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.

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
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 20
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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

Expand+Programme Description:
This two-year course is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials, case studies, problem-based learning and computer laboratory work. Students are given the skills and competencies to carry out day-to-day practic...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Course Structure:
Over the two-year programme, students undertake five mandatory and one elective module during each semester, including a language and a politics option.

Year One: Students are given foundation knowledge in core business areas...

Comment Professional Recognition:
Graduates that progress and complete the add on Level 7 and Level 8 degree programmes 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:
Highly varied opportunities exist in private industry and in the public service. Graduates may also progress to become qualified professional accountants.

Further Study Opportunities:
Graduates may progress to the add on Ordinary Degree in Accounting followed by a further one-year Honours Degree in Accounting. Alternatively Graduates may progress to business or marketing ordinary degrees.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 915 5379
Points History
Year Points
2019 213
2018 216
2017 210