Accredited by: Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI)
Students on this course learn to: Evaluate, contrast, criticise and judge the fundamental and advanced theories, concepts, principles, methods and techniques of accounting and research; develop and demonstrate the critical abilities of analysis, interpretation, evaluation and judgement; lay a meaningful foundation for further research and study and self-directed, life-long learning; develop the ability to exercise strategic judgement and to choose and apply techniques in the analysis and interpretation of information; assess and contrast the impact of decisions; evaluate and criticise current practices and issues and assess the strategic impact of these issues.
Athlone Institute of Technology
Modules include: Financial Reporting and Corporate Governance, Financial Strategy, Auditing, Research Methods, Stategic Management Accounting, Taxation, Integrated Case Studies.
An honours bachelor degree in accounting (minimum grade 2.2) or closely related discipline, together with the standard required in terms of listed prerequisites for specific modules within the curriculum. Prior to commencement of the programme, students undertake a two-day induction course. The induction course is an integral part of the programme which commences in early September each year.