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Higher Diploma in Arts in Accounting

Status: Opening Soon


Level

08

Duration

1 Year

Department

Business & Financial Services


Start Date

TBC

Course Type

Flexible & Professional

Location

Blended

The primary aim of the Higher Diploma in Arts in Accounting is to facilitate graduates from non-accounting programs who wish to pursue a career in accounting. The aim of this one-year program is to give business, arts, science and other graduates, exemptions from the professional accountancy and taxation examinations.

What are the entry requirements?

An honours degree (Level 8) in a non-finance and accounting or a non-cognate discipline or approved equivalent qualification. 

or

A Level 7 qualification in a non-finance and accounting or a non-cognate discipline and at least 1 year relevant professional experience/responsibility.

Special Case Registrations: Prospective participants who do not meet the entry requirements for the programme detailed above, but who may qualify for admission by meeting certain other equivalent criteria, including workplace experience, should apply for consideration.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Applicants who do not have English as their first language must ensure they satisfy English Language requirements. For entry to undergraduate courses, a minimum score of 5.5 in an IELTS exam is required. For postgraduate courses, a minimum of 6.0 is required. It is the responsibility of the applicants to ensure their English proficiency meets these requirements.

Who can I contact?

What modules will I study?

Semester 1 

Cost Accounting and Decision Making

Personal and Business Tax

Semester 2

Audit Planning and Implementation

Transaction and Practical Tax Applications

More Information

Delivery

This programme will be run on a part time blended basis over one academic year, 2 Semesters, 16 weeks per semester. Delivery will be blended with one weekend workshop per semester. Workshops will be held either in Limerick or Clonmel depending on student demand. It is proposed that this programme will start in January 2021. Dates to be confirmed.

What will the time committment be? 

Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning Hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college. The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due.

Assessment

Each module will be assessed by a written exam at the end of the relevant semester.

Qualification

Higher Diploma in Arts in Accounting (Level 8) 

Application Deadline

To be confirmed

For queries relating to the course content

Contact: Kathleen O'Shea

Email: kathleen.oshea@lit.ie

Fees

€4,500 in total. Instalment Plans will be available.