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Accountancy - ACCA

Limerick City College
Limerick City College
Course Code
D-180
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
3 Years
Attendence
Full Time

Course Summary

Private College - additional fees apply. SUSI grants not available.

The ACCA Qualification is a highly relevant, targeted combination of study and practical experience. The qualification is designed to deliver a broad-based qualification, focusing on the essential skills of accounting, business and finance. The syllabus is a result of extensive research and consultation with governments, students, colleges and employers from a range of public and private sector organisations. Furthermore, ACCA Qualification is your passport to reaching the highest levels in any organisation and the programme offers a choice of examinations and work experience competences to allow participants to tailor the path of the qualification to suit their needs and aspirations. Overall, the ACCA Qualification will deliver professional accountants who are capable of building successful careers across all sectors, from practising in accountancy firms to the corporate, financial services and public sectors.

This is not a CAO entry course - course fees required - apply directly to the college.

Course Details

College Link > D-180 - Accountancy - ACCA

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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QQI FET/FETAC Links

This course does not appear to accept applicants with Further Education and Training (FET) awards. Please check with the college directly - sometimes this data is not published openly, or special arrangements may be available.

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The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.

Administrative

Administrative people are interested in work that offers security and a sense of being part of a larger process. They may be at their most productive under supervisors who give clear guidelines and while performing routine tasks in a methodical and reliable way.

They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.

Enterprising

Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and are drawn to commerce, trade and making deals. Some pursue sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or in management roles in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.

Career Progression

One of the greatest strengths of the ACCA syllabus is the breadth and depth of subjects that it covers. Not only will you have a qualification that is relevant on a global scale, but by having the option to take variant papers, in law and tax, your qualification will be relevant to your local working environment. The ACCA qualification is highly regarded throughout the world and enables you to become a Chartered Certified Accountant, use the designatory letters ACCA after your name and work in any aspect of finance or management in any sector of business. Gaining such a qualification is evidence that the holder possesses skills and knowledge which are in high demand by employers in sectors such as banking, auditing, consulting, taxation and law.

Further Research

Qualifax
Qualifax Course Page

Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)

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