Bachelor of Arts in Accounting & Financial Management
GMIT Castlebar Campus
The programme provides students with a specialised education in accounting and financial management. It is a preparation for employment and a career in accounting and financial management in a range of organisations. It serves as a basis for further academic and professional education and aims to produce capable, adaptable, resilient, and self-confident graduates with a capacity for independent thought and judgement.
Programme modules may include the following:
Statistics, Marketing; Communications, PC Applications, Accounting, Business Mathematics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Law, Management, Business Information Systems, Social & Organisational Psychology, Personnel Management, Business Research, Financial Reporting Environment, Operations Management, Small Business Management, Management Information Systems, Decision Making & Quantitative Analysis, and Organisational Behaviour.
The degree will serve as a preparation for a wide range of career choices in the field of accounting and finance: private practice, industry, commerce, banking, financial services, the commercial services sector and the voluntary and the government sectors.
Students may progress to Bachelor of Business (Honours) Degree programmes at this or other institutes and at universities in Ireland and elsewhere.
Other Essential Information
Exemptions are available from professional bodies including:
- The Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA)
- Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA)
- Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA)
- Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (ICAI)
- Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA)
- Institute of Accounting Technicians in Ireland (IATI)
- Institute of Bankers in Ireland
Pass (Grade D3 or better) in five (5) Leaving Certificate subjects including Mathematics and English or Irish with a minimum of 140 points.
Also available through ACCS mode.