Ordinary Bachelor Degree
Programme Code: TA_BAACC_D
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:7
Embedded Award:Yes
Programme Credits:180
Department:Accounting, Finance & Professional Studies
CAO Code:
  1. TA111

Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme the learner will be able to :

PO1Knowledge - Breadth
 (a)The programme aims to provide the grauate with an indepth knowledge and understanding of the theories and methods pertaining to the following business areas: International Financial Reporting, Auditing & Assurance, Income & Corporate Taxation,Innovation,Business Ethics,Financial Management, Accounting & Finance in a Digital Age and Accounting Information systems.
PO2Knowledge - Kind
 (a)The Degree Programme will develop the graduate's knowledge in accounting and finance in balance with the expertise necessary for its practical appplication in the field of accounting and finance. The graduate should be able to display a comprehensive understanding of the requirements of International Financial Reporting standards and the application of the standards to the preparation of limited compannies financial statements;Identify appropiate methods for creating, analysing and assessing a range of business opportunities / scenarios within a financial management context together with the capacity to apply ideas and knowledge to a range of situations;Construct Income Tax & Corporation Tax computations;Select appropiate Information Technology applications for business
PO3Skill - Range
 (a)The programme also aims to allow the graduate to be able to : have an up-to-date knowledge and understanding in a number of the core sub-fields of accounting and finance, with an awareness of the received business and regulatory environment and social reposnsibities;Demonstrate a knowledge that is integrated accross a number of the sub fields of accounting, finance, taxation, auditing, ethics, innovation and information technology
PO4Skill - Selectivity
 (a)On successful completion of the programme, the graduate will be able to: Identify and engage accounting , business, finance and management problems Make informed judgment in situations where limited qualitative and qualitative information is available Balance the competing expectation of stakeholders in decision making Apply concepts and theories to represent and solve real world problems
PO5Competence - Context
 (a)On successful completion of the programme the graduate will be expected to be able to: Understand the application of research findings into accounting, business, finance and management issues in a variety of contexts Use specialist skills e.g. in Accounting/Auditing/Taxation and Finance to conduct research Transfer and apply diagnostic and creative skills in a range of accounting, business, finance and management contexts
PO6Competence - Role
 (a)On successful completion of the programme, the graduate will be able to: Take direction, accept criticism and use feedback to enhance own performance and that of others Participate constructively, (contribute and collaborate) in a multidisciplinary team environment, across the core business areas Be self-directed in terms of time, motivation and planning; and self-aware to be open and sensitive to others
PO7Competence - Learning to Learn
 (a)On successful completion of the programme, the graduate will be able to: Integrate knowledge and work-life experiences Undertake autonomous, independent learning Identify learning needs and develop learning competencies through case study, discussion group and/or problem-based learning
PO8Competence - Insight
 (a)On successful completion of the programme the graduate will Possess the conceptual and analytical skills to enable them to question existing knowledge and theories of the core accounting modules Have the ability to nurture an approach to his/her work that emphasises personal growth, awareness of self and others and the enrichment of interpersonal relationships Appreciate social, community and ethical issues in a business context

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
FACC H1006 Financial Accounting 1
INFO H1019 Data Skills & Information Technology
CSKD H1000 Critical Skills Development
MATH H1013 Business Mathematics 1
FNBS H1000 Principles of Business 1
LAWS H1022 Principles of Law

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
FACC H1008 Financial Accounting 2
MATH H1011 Business Mathematics 2
LAWS H1023 Business Law
INFO H1013 Data Technology in Organisations
ECON H1003 Economics 1
FNBS H1001 Principles of Business 2

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
LAWS H2008 Law of Employment & Business Formation
MKTG H2014 Marketing
FACC H2003 International Financial Reporting 1
MACC H2003 Management Accounting 1
ECON H2010 Economics 2
INFO H2014 Enterprise Systems & Processes

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
FACC H2002 International Financial Reporting 2
LAWS H2010 Company Law
MACC H2005 Management Accounting 2
FNCE H2002 Personal Finance
INFO H2015 Business Processes and IS
PSYC H3002 Organisational Psychology

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
FACC H3003 International Financial Reporting 3
TAXN H3003 Income Tax
AUDT H3003 Auditing and Assurance 1
FNCE H3003 Financial Management
INFO H3010 Business in the Digital Age
ETHC H3000 Business Ethics

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
FACC H3005 International Financial Reporting 4
TAXN H3004 Business and Capital Taxes
AUDT H3002 Auditing & Assurance 2
FNCE H3004 Investment Analysis
INFO H3001 Accounting Information Systems & CAATs
COMM H3015 Professional Communications & Employment Preparation