This four year Honours Degree programme offers an advanced specialist education in Accounting; providing a firm base for either further academic study, a career in business or for the pursuit of a professional qualification with one of the accountancy bodies. Graduates will have a strong sense of the role of Accountants, coupled with the ability to balance social responsibility and the drive for business growth and profitability. Cork offers Accounting students the benefit of small class sizes initially which assists with a smoother transition from second level. Cork Accounting lecturers have professional qualifications and relevant industry experience.
For admission to a programme, standard applicants must
Leaving Certificate in six subjects i.e. H5 in two subjects, and O6/H7 in four other subjects. The six subjects must include Mathematics, and either English or Irish. Mathematics must be at least Grade O4/H7.
You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://www.cit.ie/course/CR400
The Accounting function provides timely, relevant and accurate information to the management of the business. This information is also used to assess the financial ‘health’ of the business and to make plans for the future. Accountants are involved in making many decisions necessary for the efficient operation of a business. Therefore, a well-run accounting function is critically important to the long-term management of a business.
You can join one of the following careers: