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  Course Director:  Anne Tynan 
  e: anne.tynan@ul.ie
  t:   +353 61 234658

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Course Fees 2019/20                                        Click to view the Programme Brochure
Full Time: 
EU €5,195  Non-EU: €5,195
(including UL Student Centre levy, €90)

The Professional Diploma in Accounting is a one year full-time "conversion" programme of study designed to equip non-accounting graduates with a thorough grounding in accounting theory and practice. Students will gain a high level of competence in the accounting discipline through a challenging learning environment, thus allowing them the opportunity to progress to study for a professional accounting qualification.

Why should you consider a Professional Diploma in Accounting?
  • Acountants play a key role in Irish and international business and industry.
  • A Professional Diploma in Accounting offers exceptional employment prospects.
  • A number of exemptions from professional accounting examinations may be available to graduates from the programme;
    • Graduates from the programme will be entitled to exemptions in full from the CAP1 examinations of Chartered Accountants Ireland, subject to minimum grade requirements.
    • Graduates from the programme will be entitled to exemptions from the ACCA Fundamentals papers as follows: F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, F7, F9.
    • Graduates will also be exempted from a number of CIMA exams
  • Students will be exposed to a self-learning environment that will expand their critical-thinking, analytical skills and ethical values.
  • Students will develop a comprehensive understanding of the key disciplines of accounting, finance, taxation and business law.

The programme maintains close ties with the accountancy profession and lecturers on the programme are experienced and qualified accountants