Course Description

Accounting



Accounting is course run by Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Dublin. It is a 'Classroom Based' course with a duration of one year. For more information about Accounting at Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), please review the details below.

Applications are invited for this intensive one year full time conversion programme for non-accounting graduates wishing to pursue a career as professional accountants.

Holders of the award receive significant examination exemptions from the main professional accountancy bodies operating in Ireland and will be well prepared for the latter stages of their programmes. (Details of exemptions will be found in the relevant accounting body’s literature or website.)

Who Should Apply?

Conversion Programme

Aimed at non-accounting graduates wishing to pursue a career as professional accountants.  Those successfully completing this programme gain attractive exemptions from the examinations of the main accounting bodies operating in Ireland.

Entry Requirements:

Applicants should hold an honours bachelor degree (minimum of 2.2 honours or better) in a discipline other than accounting. Due to competition for places on the programme, firm offers will be made to candidates on an 2.1 or higher and offers will be made to 2.2 graduates should there be places available.

Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate programmes satisfying the minimum entry requirement is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the programme of study applications will be assessed based on your academic grades and may also take into account your work/life experience. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview for specific programmes.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the PgDip Accounting get a full exemption from CA Proficiency 1 (CAP1) examinations of Chartered Accountants Ireland subject to performance in specific modules in the programme.  Graduates also get exemptions from modules F1 to F9 inclusive of the ACCA syllabus, the maximum exemptions allowable, subject to performance in specific modules in the programme.

Following appropriate training, most graduates pursue careers as professional accountants (either practising or in industry/commerce) with a wide range of professional services companies and government bodies including:

  • EY
  • Deloitte
  • KPMG
  • PWC
  • BDO
  • Grant Thornton
  • Mazars
  • HSOC
  • Revenue Commissioners
  • Civil Service
  • Bank of Ireland
  • State Street

    Course Content

    Core:

    • Financial accounting
    • Management accounting
    • Taxation

    Optional:

    • Auditing
    • Business information systems
    • Business Law
    • Financial management
    • Management science
    • Economics

    Assessment

    By written examination

    Who Should Apply?

    Conversion Programme

    Aimed at non-accounting graduates wishing to pursue a career as professional accountants.  Those successfully completing this programme gain attractive exemptions from the examinations of the main accounting bodies operating in Ireland.

    Hear from our students and alumni.

    Timetable / Hours

    Up to 20 hours per week

    Award

    Graduates will be eligible for the award of Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting of the Dublin Institute of Technology.

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Training ProviderDublin Institute of Technology (DIT)
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course Durationone year
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsApplicants should hold an honours bachelor degree (minimum of 2.2 honours or better) in a discipline other than accounting. Due to competition for places on the programme, firm offers will be made to candidates on an 2.1 or higher and offers will be made to 2.2 graduates should there be places available. Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate programmes satisfying the minimum entry requirement is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the programme of study applications will be assessed based on your academic grades and may also take into account your work/life experience. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview for specific programmes.
Carear PathEY Deloitte KPMG PWC BDO Grant Thornton Mazars HSOC Revenue Commissioners Civil Service Bank of Ireland State Stree
Phone01 402 7068
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