Accounting & Finance

Maynooth University


Course Name Accounting & Finance
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH403
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (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 BA
Duration Duration: 3 years (4 years with placement and/or Erasmus/Study Abroad)
Placement Option: Yes – subject to availability
Erasmus/Study Abroad Option: Yes
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Certificate:
2H5 & 4O6/H7, Irish, English & O4/H7 Mathematics
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Age Restrictions
In general, students must be 17 years or older by 15th January in the year after entry to the University. If you are younger, you must make a special application to the University’s President.

All Leaving Certificate subjects...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules

Points are awarded as follows:

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

Applicants can use their points allocation for the Link Modules as one of their best six subjects for the purpose of calculating points, but the Link Modules do not qualify as a subject for minimum entry requirement purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+If you have a relevant QQI/BTEC qualification, you can use this to apply to a degree programme at Maynooth University. This section outlines the qualifications and other requirements for students who hold or expect to hold QQI Certificates, and who w...

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Number of Places 2020: 70
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Financial Support For information on grants go to:
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+Potentially pursue a career as a professional accountant with this degree

Learn how to compile, analyse, interpret and communicate essential information about the operations of a business
– whether that business be a small firm, a publicly tra...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Course structure
Accounting is the major element studied with Finance and Economics.

1st year
22.5 credits of Accounting, 15 credits of Economics, 7.5 credits of Mathematical Studies and 7.5 credits of Critical Skills. Continue with 7.5 credits...

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Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Options after graduation?
While graduates are likely to be primarily focused on a professional accountancy qualification, the numeracy skills, coupled with an ability to think critically and analytically, which are developed on this programme, are i...

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Points History
Year Points
2020 422
2019 402
2018 400