Accounting - Professional Accounting

Maynooth University


Course Name Accounting - Professional Accounting
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH32D
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course Commences September
Application Date Closing Date : 30 June 2023
PAC Application Information

Expand+Applications for all Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at


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Duration 1 year Full-time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Open to students with a 2.2 undergraduate degree in any subject. No prior knowledge of accounting is required. Applicants must have a recognised degree which is considered equivalent to an Irish university primary degree level.

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Course Summary If you are interested in Accounting, but your undergraduate degree is not accounting-related then this programme will fast track you to becoming a professional accountant. This is a 1-year intensive conversion course designed so as to mirror in terms of standard and complexity the critical areas of the accounting syllabi of a 3-year undergraduate accounting programme.
Course Content

Expand+Graduates will, on successful completion of the programme, have entitlement to CAP1 exemptions from Chartered Accountants Ireland. Successful graduates also have exemption from LW, PM, TX, FR and FM of the ACCA professional examinations, and equivale...

Careers or Further Progression While graduates are likely to be primarily focused on a professional accountancy qualification, our accounting programmes prepare students for a variety of careers both in the private and public sectors in every industry. Graduates are typically employed by the leading accounting firms. Career options also include accountant in industry, management consultant, regulatory agencies, NGO’s and Government services
Further Enquiries Programme Director Dr Bridget McNally
Tel + 353 1 708 3609 / + 353 1 474 7514 / + 353 1 708 3703
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Address School of Business, School of Business, 3rd Floor, TSI Building, North Campus, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare. W23 WK26.
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