Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting & Finance

  • Course Code


  • Type of Qualification:

    Honours Bachelor Degree

  • Field of Study

    Accounting and taxation,Business & Administration,Economics,Finance, banking, insurance,General Programmes,Management and administration,Marketing and advertising

  • Type of Study:

    Full Time

  • Application Closing Date:

    Not Specified

About the Course

Accountancy & Professional Studies at IT TallaghtThis four year programme aims to provide a comprehensive and detailed level of knowledge and skills in a range of business areas.

Maximum exemptions from Professional Accountancy and Taxation bodies may be obtained by the graduates of this programme should they wish to pursue a professional qualification.



The graduate will have:

  • a strategic view of the finance function integrating strategy management, H.R and Industrial Relations
  • an in-depth appreciation of the regulatory environment
  • advanced practical application skills in information systems
  • specialised knowledge in advanced financial reporting , audit practice, business strategy and tax compliance and planning 


Course Code: TA121 - Level 8
Honours Bachelor Degree of Business Degree (Accounting)

Length of course: 4 years

  • Recognised in Europe
  • Membership of the Professional Body
  • Mature students welcome.  Mature applicants (23 years of age) may not be required to meet the minimum entry requirements but may be considered on their merits.
  • Research opportunities at Postgraduate level for Honours Students
  • Recognised for Teaching.  

*Important Note
Degrees and modules within degrees can change over time. When determining suitability of an undergraduate qualification, applicants should in the first instance read the requirements for named curricular subjects on pages 7 to 44 of the document 'Curricular Subject Requirements/List of Degrees Recognised for Registration Purposes', which can be found at the link below.


Entry Requirements

Accountancy & Professional Studies at IT TallaghtLeaving Certificate with a minimum of Grade C3 in two Higher Level subjects, and a minimum of Grade D3 (Ordinary Level) in 4 other subjects in the Leaving Certificate Examination,which must include Mathematics and English or Irish.

Recent minimum CAO points: 255
Points Range 255 – 395

Career Opportunities

With the four years honours degree in Business Studies & Accounting from ITT Dublin, the graduate will be well equipped to choose from a number of career options. Potential employers range from professional accountancy practices, industry, financial services, banking, insurance, second level teaching and the public service, both in Ireland and overseas. Graduates pursuing accounting or taxation careers may be granted substantial exemptions from the examinations of the following professional bodies:

  • Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Institute of Incorporated Public Accountants (IIPA)
  • Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (ICSA)
  • Irish Taxation Institute (ITI)





In addition students obtain very valuable business experience. Graduates  regularly choose to continue their studies to master’s level at Smurfit Business School UCD / DCU/ DIT/ NUI Maynooth and find that their four years in the ITT Dublin has prepared them very well for their career ahead.

Note: Full information on the exemptions from professional examinations is available from the course leader. 

How To Apply

Martin Nolan ( Head of Department ) + 353 1 4042880      email

Department  phone extensions: + 353 1 404 2300 / 2333 / 2305 / 2306 / 2307  - Fax: + 353 1 4042304

Further Information

Please visit the Accountancy & Professional Studies Website

Links Scheme
3 Distinctions, Business Studies (BBSXX), Business Studies Adm (BBSAX), Information Processing (BIPXX), Marketing (BMXXX), Retail Studies (BRSXX), International Trade (BBSIT) 


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