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MH403
Accounting and Finance

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
3 Years
Duration of course
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400

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Accounting is the process of taking financial data, analysing it, and presenting it in reports that can be easily interpreted by others. This is crucial for businesses, where managers don't always have training in finance, but need this information to make informed decisions.

Finance is a general term, which encompasses topics such as economics, accounting, statistics, and investment, all with the focus on managing money efficiently.

This course provides a broad base in finance related topics, but with an emphasis on accounting.

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MH403 - Accounting and Finance
Maynooth University

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MH403 - Accounting and Finance
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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Old Code New Code Award Title
  5M0528  Media Production
  5M0529  Software Development
  5M0536  Computer Systems and Networks
BEBXX  5M0828  eBusiness
  5M1761  Intellectual Disability Practice
  5M18294  Office Informatics
  5M18518  Media Production
  5M18519  Film and Television Production
BBSSX  5M1997  Office Administration
DCHSC  5M2009  Early Childhood Care and Education
EPAMX  5M2011  Music
BIPXX  5M2067  Information Processing
BMXXX  5M2069  Marketing
ELESX  5M2073  Language and European Studies
BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies
BBSIT  5M2111  International Trade
EMMPX  5M2146  Multimedia Production
EMEXX  5M2149  Sound Production
ECHSX  5M2154  Cultural and Heritage Studies
  5M2155  Creative Media
EASSX  5M2181  Applied Social Studies
EPJXX  5M2464  Journalism
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration
DCHCC  5M2786  Community Care
ELAXX  5M3114  General Studies
  5M3371  Horsemanship
BLSXX  5M3789  Legal Studies
DHSXX  5M4339  Healthcare Support
DCHSN  5M4349  Nursing Studies
DCHSX  5M4468  Community Health Services
ERPXX  5M4511  Radio Production
EYXXX  5M4732  Youth Work
  5M5028  Applied Ecology
  5M5048  Creative Media
ETFPX  5M5158  Film and Television Production
  5M5162  Media Engineering
  6M0691  Software Development
DCXXX  6M2007  Early Childhood Care and Education
  6M2218  Social and Vocational Integration
AAAXX  6M3618  Arts Administration

Essential Module Requirements:
CHMSX - HORSEMANSHIP; 5M3371 - HORSEMANSHIP

Five Distinctions which must include:


C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
or C20174 - Mathematics for Engineering
or C20175 - Mathematics for Computing
or 5N0556 or 5N2066 - Statistics
(or O4/H7 in LCE Maths)

And two from:

B20005 - Business Administration
or 5N1610 - Business Administration Skills

B20034 - Business Calculations
or 4N2279 - Business Calculations">4N2279
B20137 - Bookkeeping - Manual & Computerised
or 5N1354 - Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised

B20138 - Payroll-Manual & Computerised
or 5N1546 - Payroll Manual and Computerised


ECHSX - CULTURAL AND HERITAGE STUDIES; 5M2154 - CULTURAL AND HERITAGE STUDIES; ELESX - LANGUAGE AND EUROPEAN STUDIES; 5M2073 - LANGUAGE AND EUROPEAN STUDIES; ECAXX - COMMUNITY ARTS; EPJXX - PRINT JOURNALISM; 5M2464 - JOURNALISM; ELAXX - LIBERAL ARTS; 5M3114 - GENERAL STUDIES; EMPXX - MEDIA PRODUCTION; 5M0528 - MEDIA PRODUCTION; 5M18518 / 5M18519 / 5M5048 / EMEXX - MEDIA ENGINEERING; 5M2149 - SOUND PRODUCTION; EPAMX - MUSIC; 5M2011 - MUSIC; 5M2155 - CREATIVE MEDIA; 5M5162 / DCHCC - COMMUNITY CARE; 5M2786 - COMMUNITY CARE; DCHSN - NURSING STUDIES; 5M4349 - NURSING STUDIES; DCHSC - CHILDCARE; 5M2009 - EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION; DCHSX - COMMUNITY AND HEALTH SERVICES; 5M4468 - COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES; EASSX - APPLIED SOCIAL STUDIES; 5M2181 - APPLIED SOCIAL STUDIES; EYXXX - YOUTHWORK; 5M4732 - YOUTH WORK; ERPXX - RADIO PRODUCTION; 5M4511 - RADIO PRODUCTION; ETFPX - TV & FILM PRODUCTION; 5M5158 - FILM AND TV PRODUCTION; EMMPX - MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION; 5M2146 - MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION; 5M0828 - EBUSINESS; BBSAX - ADMINISTRATION; 5M2468 - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION; BBSIT - INTERNATIONAL TRADE; 5M2111 - INTERNATIONAL TRADE; BBSXX - BUSINESS STUDIES; 5M2102 - BUSINESS STUDIES; 5M18294 / BMXXX - MARKETING; BLSXX - LEGAL STUDIES; 5M3789 - LEGAL STUDIES; 5M2069 - MARKETING; 5M2067 - INFORMATION PROCESSING; 5M1997 - OFFICE ADMINISTRATION; EMXXX - MULTIMEDIA; 6M5131 / EMPRO - MEDIA PRODUCTION; 6M5130 / EFTVP - FILM AND TV PRODUCTION; 6M5159 / 6M5132 / EMMWD - MULTIMEDIA AND WEB DEVELOPMENT; 6M5149 / BAXXX - ADMINISTRATION; BACXX - ADMINISTRATION - CONSTRUCTION; 6M5013 / BALBX - APPLIED LANGUAGES & BUSINESS; AAAXX - ARTS ADMINISTRATION">AAAXX / 6M3618 - ARTS ADMINISTRATION; BBMSX - BUSINESS; 6M4985 / BBMXX - BUSINESS MANAGEMENT; BITSX - INTERNATIONAL TELESERVICES; 6M5014 / BMANX - MANAGEMENT; 6M4587 - MANAGEMENT; 5M5028 / 5M4339 - HEALTHCARE SUPPORT; 5M1761 - INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY PRACTICE; 6M2218 - SOCIAL AND VOCATIONAL INTEGRATION; 6M2007 - EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION; CNSSX - NETWORKS AND SOFTWARE SYSTEMS; EBXXX - BROADCASTING; 5M0529 / 5M0536 / 6M0691 / CITXX - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; CELTX - ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY

Five Distinctions which must include:


C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
or C20174 - Mathematics for Engineering
or C20175 - Mathematics for Computing
or 5N0556 or 5N2066 - Statistics
(or O4/H7 in LCE Maths)

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There is an option of a one year work placement between years two and three. Students may also choose to take an Erasmus sudy year abroad.

This course entitles successful graduates to exemptions from CAP 1 examinations from the Chartered Accountants in Ireland and equivalent examination papers from the ACCA, CIMA and CPA professional accounting bodies. 

Graduates are likely to focus on Professional Accountancy careers but given the finance and economics content of the course careers in banking, stock market and economic research are also possibilities. 

Postgraduate courses are also available.



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