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Accounting - PGDip


Course Description

Please note due to the great demand for our programmes early applications are assessed when received and dealt with promptly. Therefore it is advisable to make early applications for an early response.

Applications are invited for this intensive one year full time conversion programme for non-accounting graduates wishing to pursue a career as professional accountants.

Holders of the award receive significant examination exemptions from the main professional accountancy bodies operating in Ireland and will be well prepared for the latter stages of their programmes. (Details of exemptions will be found in the relevant accounting body’s literature or website.)

For further information please see our online brochure below: http://dit.ie/media/postgrad/2017collegeofbusiness/PGDip%20Accounting%20DT310%20Brochure.pdf

Who Should Apply?

Aimed at non-accounting graduates wishing to pursue a career as professional accountants. Those successfully completing this programme gain attractive exemptions from the examinations of the main accounting bodies operating in Ireland.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the PgDip Accounting get a full exemption from CA Proficiency 1 (CAP1) examinations of Chartered Accountants Ireland subject to performance in specific modules in the programme. Graduates also get exemptions from modules F1 to F9 inclusive of the ACCA syllabus, the maximum exemptions allowable, subject to performance in specific modules in the programme.

Following appropriate training, most graduates pursue careers as professional accountants (either practising or in industry/commerce) with a wide range of professional services companies and government bodies including:
-EY
-Deloitte
-KPMG
-PWC
-BDO
-Grant Thornton
-Mazars
-HSOC
-Revenue Commissioners
-Civil Service
-Bank of Ireland
-State Street

Visit the Accounting - PGDip page on the Dublin Institute of Technology website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold an honours bachelor degree (minimum of 2.2 honours or better) in a discipline other than accounting. Due to competition for places on the programme, firm offers will be made to candidates on an 2.1 or higher and offers will be made to 2.2 graduates should there be places available.

Last Updated

30 June 2017

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