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Bachelor of Business in Accounting

Programme Code: CR_BACCT_7
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:7
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:180
programmeReviewDate:September 2021

Programme Outcomes

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

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Knowledge of Accounting theory, principles, processes and techniques pertaining to the development, support and maintenance of a business, meeting appropriate standards and regulations.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Familiarity with and ability to critque modern accounting and business theories, standards and techniques; interpret and appraise the implications of a changing business environment and be familiar with the assumptions/limitations of current accounting and management theories and techniques.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Ability to prepare and present financial statements in accordance with company law and current accounting standards; design and implement solutions for specific accounting and business problems.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) Ability to act as a team member and leader, analyse problems, apply appropriate accounting techniques and standards in designing and implementing solutions and effectively communicate responses in a business and/or finance environment.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) Formulate and evaluate options and solutions 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 leadership exercising responsibility and good judgement.
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) Have a strong sense of the effects of accounting and management decisions on consumer well-being and the environment while balancing 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
ECON6003 Introduction to Microeconomics
LEGS6001 Irish Legal System
ACCT6007 Fundamentals of Fin/Acc
MGMT6001 Business Management in Finance
ACCT6002 Cost Accounting

Stage 1 / Semester 2

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

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MRKT6021 Professional Service Marketing
MGMT7013 Business Operations & Change
ACCT7015 Company&Partnership Accounting
MATH6034 Management Decision Making
Module Code Module Title
LEGS7005 Aspects of Employment Law
FINA6002 Financial Services
ECON7001 Microeconomics
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
ACCT7014 Financial Accounting Analysis
MGMT7014 Managing Human Capital
ACCT7001 Management Accounting
INFO6033 BIS Management & Applications
FINA7001 Financial Mgt for Accountants
Module Code Module Title
LEGS7012 Regulation and Ethics
ECON7003 The Macroeconomy
ECON7009 Economic Data and Analysis
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
ACCT7002 Advanced Management Accounting
ACCT7017 Single Entity&Group Accounting
FINA7002 Financial Management Concepts
ACCT7009 Income Tax
ACCT7013 Integrated Accounting Systems
Module Code Module Title
MGMT8048 Enterprise and Innovation
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
ACCT7005 Auditing -Regulation & Control

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
PLAC7020 Industry Placement
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
MGMT8043 Seminar Series
MGMT6044 Cultural Studies
MMED8023 Media Presentation
MRKT7020 International Market Launch
MGMT7075 Emerging & New Markets
Group Elective 3
Module Code Module Title
APEX8030 Approved External Study - 30 Credits
Group Elective 4
Module Code Module Title
INFO6034 Business and IT
MGMT7014 Managing Human Capital
LEGS7005 Aspects of Employment Law
INFO6033 BIS Management & Applications
ACCT7001 Management Accounting
FINA7001 Financial Mgt for Accountants

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