Business - Accounting

Letterkenny Institute of Technology


Course Name Business - Accounting
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code LY108
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Duration 3 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements:
Minimum Six O6/H7
Maths O6/H7
English or Irish O6/H7
At least two H5

Results from Bunleibhéal Gaeilge do not meet the entry requirements.

Foundation Maths
Foundation maths at and above grade F2 (80%) will meet t...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme The LCVP link units are considered as a single subject that may be counted towards matriculation and points are awarded as follows:

LCVP Grade Points from 2017 onward
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI FET Level 5 Awards (Formerly FETAC)
Applicants must present a full major award. A record achievement, a minor award or a components award will not meet the minimum entry requirement. Additional specific requirements apply to some courses.


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Mature Applicants

Expand+If you are applying for first year and will be 23 years of age (or older) by 1 January in the proposed year of entry you are defined as a “Mature Applicant”. The term “Mature Applicant” is not used for those applying for entry to year 2 or higher.

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Number of Places 50
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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 Is this the course for you?
If you want to build a career in the accounting profession, this course is for you. Over three years you will develop the core accounting and finance skills needed to perform at a highly competent level in the accounting profession. You will also develop a complementary range of business skills that will equip you to work in a variety of positions or teaching.
Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
Year 1
Semester 1
• Learning to Learn & ICT (M)
• Book-keeping (M)
• Personal Finance (M)
• Quantitative Methods (M)
• Business Management (M)

Semester 2
• Economics (M)
• Business Information Systems (M)
• Writing Ski...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Professional recognition Accounting courses at LYIT attract generous exemptions from the examinations of professional accountancy bodies including ICA, ACCA, CPA and CIMA. All exemptions awarded are subject to annual review by the various profession...

Further Enquiries Contact Us
Department Administration Telephone:
(074) 918 6206 / 6210
Head of Department: Patricia Doherty
Telephone: 074 918 6202
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2018 303
2017 308
2016 305