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DB522
Business in Accounting

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Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in this level.

Awards at this level recognised by the National Framework of Qualifications may lead to 3rd level progression opportunities.

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Qualifications at this level prepare for occupations that involve using the skills and knowledge learned alongside existing workers in 'real world' environments.  Examples include restaurant managers, electricians, engineering technicians, legal secretaries, hairdressers, and web developers.

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The Higher Certificate in Business in Accounting covers essential aspects of business and provides specialised knowledge and skills in accounting. On the business side, it covers a wide range of subjects focusing on general business administration and management. On the accounting side it deals with the fundamentals of both financial and cost accounting with complementary coverage of economic and accounting techniques.

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As this programme combines business and accounting subjects, career opportunities for graduates are most likely to be in the accounting departments of organisations or in many other business positions where knowledge of accounting is a requirement or an asset. The blend of business and accounting knowledge and skills gained by students on this programme makes them an attractive proposition for a range of employment opportunities. Graduates who continue their studies and gain suitable work experience can look forward to advancement to management positions.



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