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BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance


Next enrollment cycle

February 2024

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First Year Course Fee

USD 14,280

Course Accredited By


  • 3 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 8% scholarship

Campus: Dublin Main Campus / Dublin City Centre / Limerick / Cork .

This course is also available in Part time and Blended Learning Mode.

Gain the accounting, finance and management skills needed for a dynamic career in the world of finance and business. 

The BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance degree is delivered on a full-time, part-time and blended learning basis and is ideal for students interested either in a career in the accounting profession or who wish to develop the expertise to analyse business activities from a financial perspective.

  • This Accounting and Finance degree reflects the multiple requirements of today’s business and finance world, preparing you for a career in accounting, banking, stockbroking, currency trading, management, insurance or positions in the financial sector. Whether you want to change career, improve job prospects or are a school leaver, the BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance is an excellent choice to develop your analytical techniques, economic expertise and strategic insight needed for a successful career within financial and business sectors.
  • If you are interested in the application of numerical techniques and the interpretation and communication of financial information, this course is ideal.
  • You will develop a deep understanding of business, legal and socio-economic environments in which finance and accounting operate.
  • You will build fluency in the technical languages and practices of the financial and accounting sectors.
  • Once completed, students will have the necessary skills to pursue a dynamic rewarding career in accounting and/or finance.
  • The city centre location delivers the programme in the evening on a part-time basis
  • You can qualify for 9 ACCA exemptions, ACA CAP 1 exemptions and a number of CPA exemptions
  • You will receive lecturing from vastly experienced professionals from a wide range of industries.

Enrollment Cycles

  • February 2024
  • September 2024

Entry Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate
  • 2 H5 and 4 O6/H7 grades, to include a language (English, Irish or another language) and Maths.
  • QQI Level 5 Award
  • A minimum Full QQI Level 5 Award with 3 Distinctions and a Pass or higher in all other remaining subjects.

International Applicants

  • Please contact us to enquire about entry requirements for international qualifications.

English Language

  • If English is not your native language, you must show that your English level is of a suitable standard. For further information please contact us.
  • In response to the worldwide closure of English Language Test Centres arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, Griffith College is now accepting the online Duolingo English Test (DET) as valid proof of English proficiency. This is a temporary measure for our intakes up to and including February 2022. Please see here for further details.

How to Apply

  • Applicants under 23 years
  • Applicants under 23 years of age on the 1st of January of the year they wish to enter must apply through the CAO. Please consult us for information on important dates for applications.
  • CAO Codes
  • Dublin - GC401
  • Cork - GC201
  • Limerick - GC301


  • Applicants over 23 years

Mature Students

  • If you are 23 years of age on or before the 1st January of the year you want to enter, you may apply as a mature student. Mature students must apply to Griffith College directly online us.Mature applicants will be asked for a copy of their passport.

Year One

  • Introduction to Management Accounting
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Technologies for Business
  • Business Management
  • Optimising Your Potential in Higher Education
  • Business Maths and Statistics
  • Marketing Fundamentals
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Financial Accounting

Year Two

  • Business and Company Law
  • Financial Accounting and Analysis
  • Financial Management and Analysis
  • Accounting and Finance Technologies
  • International Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting
  • Simulated Business Project

Year Three - Mandatory Modules

  • Corporate Finance
  • Income Tax and VAT
  • International Corporate Reporting
  • Business Reporting and Analysis
  • Performance Management
  • Strategic Management Concepts
  • Corporate Governance and Professional Ethics
  • Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Finance
  • Corporation Tax and Capital Gains Tax
  • Portfolio Theory and Analysis
  • Valuation and Security AnalysisDigital Disruption in Business
  • Project Management
  • Financial Data Analysis
  • Audit and Assurance

General Fee Information  

  • An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.

Study Mode: Full-Time

  • Dublin Main Campus = EUR 5,650.00

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