Accounting & Finance

National College of Ireland


Course Name Accounting & Finance
Course Provider National College of Ireland
Course Code NC022
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3-4 years

Students who complete the Career Management Skills module and meet set grade criteria are eligible (subject to availability) to complete a placement on year 3 of the programme and graduate after 4 years with 240 ECTS credits.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Minimum entry requirements are a grade H5 and above in two higher level subjects together with a minimum of 06/H7 in four other subjects.

A minimum of grade 06/ H7 must be obtained in English.
A grade 05/H6 must be obtained in Mathematics.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements Bonus Points for Higher Level Leaving Certificate Mathematics
NCI operates the bonus scheme for Higher level Leaving Certificate Mathematics. 25 points will be added to an applicant’s points score for Higher level Mathematics for grades H6 and above.
Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme

NCI recognises the LCVP for admission purposes, and results in the Link Modules element of the programme will be considered as follows:

Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

This is automatically computed by CAO. The Link Modules may be used as one of the six subjects for overall points calculation but will not be considered as a subject for the purposes of minimum entry requirements.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+Further Education/ PLC Students
NCI welcomes students who are presenting full QQI level 5/6 awards. Students with Further Education/PLC Awards must apply through the CAO system for entry to 1st year of their desired course. Information on the entry...

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Alternative Entry

Expand+NCI also welcomes applicants for advanced entry into 2nd or 3rd year of our full-time programmes. To be eligible for advanced entry, applicants must have undertaken specific courses and obtained certain results. Applicants should check with their ind...

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Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Course Fee This course qualifies under the Free Fees Initiative and Student Grant Scheme.
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Financial Support
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+About the Course
This accountancy and finance degree is about much more than just the numbers. It will give you the technical skills you need and the ability to think critically and creatively, to understand how an organisation can succeed. It feat...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1
• Financial Accounting
• Fundamentals of Management
• Economics in the World
• Managing Your Learning
• Business Law for Accounting and Finance
• Mathematics for Business and Finance
• Financial Accounting
• Economics i...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects
Recent graduates from current accounting and finance degrees at NCI are employed as trainee accountants and tax advisors within the Big 4 and Top 10 accountancy firms together with industry and financial services. Many are undertak...

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Points History
Year Points
2020 337
2019 338
2018 341