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What will I learn?

The BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance degree is delivered on a full-time, part-time and blended learning basis and is ideal for students interested either in a career in the accounting profession or who wish to develop the expertise to analyse business activities from a financial perspective.

This Accounting and Finance degree reflects the multiple requirements of today’s business and finance world, preparing you for a career in accounting, banking, stockbroking, currency trading, management, insurance or positions in the financial sector. Whether you want to change career, improve job prospects or are a school leaver, the BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance is an excellent choice to develop your analytical techniques, economic expertise and strategic insight needed for a successful career within financial and business sectors.

  • If you are interested in the application of numerical techniques and the interpretation and communication of financial information, this course is ideal.
  • You will develop a deep understanding of business, legal and socio-economic environments in which finance and accounting operate.
  • You will build fluency in the technical languages and practices of the financial and accounting sectors.
  • Once completed, students will have the necessary skills to pursue a dynamic rewarding career in accounting and/or finance.
  • The city centre location delivers the programme in the evening on a part-time basis
  • You can qualify for 9 ACCA exemptions, ACA CAP 1 exemptions and a number of CPA exemptions
  • You will receive lecturing from vastly experienced professionals from a wide range of industries.

Course Highlights

  • Excellent reputation within industry
  • Excellent rates of graduate appointments
  • Convenient part-time city centre location
  • Gain an honours degree in three years
  • Excellent study progression opportunities

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
€12,000.00 (US$ 14,075) per year
Non EU currently living in Ireland: EUR €7,000
Start date

September 2021, February 2022

Venue

Griffith College Cork

Wellington Road,

Cork,

Republic of Ireland

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
€12,000.00 (US$ 14,075) per year
Start date

September 2021, February 2022

Venue

Dublin City Centre

Griffith College City Centre 25 Wolfe Tone Street,

Dublin 1,

Dublin,

Republic of Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a Leaving Certificate: Min. of 2 HC3s & 4OD3s (some programmes will require OD3 in Maths); A Level/GCSE or equivalent qualification. Applicants must Submit English language proficiency certificates (e.g. IELTS/TOEFL) if applicable. Students under the age of 23, on January 1st of the year of entry, who wish to apply to the first year of any QQI validated undergraduate full-time program must apply through the CAO.

For international students

Completed High School Diploma - must pass Maths and a language (English or other modern language). Please contact the International Admissions Office at for specific country requirements.

English Language

If English is not your native language, you must show proof of English Language proficiency. We accept the following certifications:

  • IELTS
  • TOEIC
  • TOEFL

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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