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Higher Certificate in Business in Accounting

Higher Certificate in Bus
Programme Code: CR_BACCT_6
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
No. of Semesters:4
NFQ Level:6
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:120
programmeReviewDate:April 2019
Field of Study:Accounting, Auditing and Accountability

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Knowledge of accounting theory, principles, process and techniques pertaining to the development, support and maintenance of a business, meeting appropriate standards and regulations.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Familiarity with modern accounting and business theories, standards and techniques and the associated assumptions and limitations; idenitfication and basic evaluations of changes within the business environment
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to prepare and present financial statements in line with current accounting standards; identify and design solutions for specific accounting and business problems
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to to participate in a team in structure work environment, contribute to problem solving and solutions implementation in a business and/or finance environment.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to behave responsibly in a team formulating options in relation to accounting and managerial issues across a broad range of business environments
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work ethically and professionally as an individual or within a team with a capacity for self direction as required.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to identify and address continuous learning requirements at a personal and professional level in recognition of the transient nature of applied skills, be open to change and willing to engage with new developments and practices in the field of accounting.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) A strong sense of the effects of accounting and mangement decisions on consumer well-being and the environment while balancing the ethics and social responsibility with the drive for business growth and profitability.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
LEGS6001 Irish Legal System
ACCT6002 Cost Accounting
ACCT6007 Fundamentals of Fin/Acc
ECON6003 Introduction to Microeconomics
MGMT6001 Business Management in Finance

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
LEGS6002 Irish Civil Law
MATH6033 Quantitative Techniques
INFO6034 Business and IT
ACCT6004 Cost & Management Accounting
ECON6001 Introduction to Macroeconomics
ACCT6009 Financial Accounting

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
ACCT7015 Company&Partnership Accounting
INFO6034 Business and IT
MGMT7014 Managing Human Capital
MATH6033 Quantitative Techniques
Module Code Module Title
LEGS7005 Aspects of Employment Law
ECON7009 Economic Data and Analysis
FINA6002 Financial Services
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
ECON7001 Microeconomics

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
ACCT7014 Financial Accounting Analysis
MATH6034 Management Decision Making
MGMT7013 Business Operations & Change
INFO6033 BIS Management & Applications
ACCT7001 Management Accounting
FINA7001 Financial Mgt for Accountants

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