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Students
Tuition Fee
EUR 10,050
Per year
Start Date
2024-09-01
Medium of studying
On campus
Duration
12 months
Program Facts
Program Details
Degree
Diploma
Major
Accounting | Finance | Marketing Management | Tax Law
Discipline
Business & Management | Law & Legal Studies
Minor
Taxation | Accounting and Finance | Marketing
Education type
On campus
Timing
Full time
Course Language
English
Tuition Fee
Average International Tuition Fee
EUR 10,050
Intakes
Program start dateApplication deadline
2024-09-01-
About Program

Program Overview


Overview

Diploma in Accounting and Finance Overview 

This one year programme has been designed with an emphasis on the practical application of Accounting and Finance knowledge to the commercial work place. It is intended for participants wishing to gain a solid foundation in the major components of the Accounting and Finance discipline and to allow them develop their financial literacy skills. 

Aims and Objectives

Aim

The Diploma in Accounting and Finance is a learning and professional development programme, providing an understanding of accountancy, finance and business. This helps the candidate build technical knowledge, professional skills and practical experience needed to progress towards studying for a professional accounting qualification, studying a professional banking or finance qualification, or just as a means to develop their knowledge of accounting and finance.

Objectives The objectives of the Diploma in Accounting and Finance qualification are to:

  • Equip learners with the relevant skills, knowledge and understanding in on the practical application of Accounting and Finance knowledge to the commercial workplace.

  • Provide knowledge, skills and understanding for a range of careers in the accounting and finance disciplines.

  • Provide opportunities for progression in their career, employability or to higher education qualifications.

  • To provide learners with the opportunity to gain a solid foundation in the major components of the Accounting and Finance discipline and to allow them to develop their financial literacy skills.

  • To provide learners with an opportunity to achieve a recognised qualification.

  • To provide maximum flexibility to those wishing to pursue a career in accounting and finance.

Dublin Business School’s Diploma in Accounting and Finance is a gateway course to our Accounting and Finance degree. Learn more about DBS’ BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance.

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Assessment 

To meet the requirements of the Diploma in Accounting & Finance, a student will be required to complete end of term examinations (100%), which will be held twice yearly in January and May.     Search more Evening Diplomas

Program Outline

Diploma in Accounting and Finance Course Content

The Diploma in Accounting and Finance contains the following modules:

  • Accounting Essentials

  • Introduction to Finance

  • Cost Accounting

  • Business Management

  • Corporate Finance 

  • Management Accounting

  • Legal Environment for Business

  • Accounting Software Systems

     

Diploma Structure

Our Finance and accounting Diploma is held over two evenings per a week over one year duration. The lecturing team consists of staff that combine both academic qualifications with substantial practical experience. A wide range of teaching techniques including lectures, seminars and case studies will form part of the course. The programme also encourages discussion and contributions from students on all aspects of accounting and finance.

 

Progression to DBS Programmes

For students interested in further study, the Diploma in Accounting & Finance will entitle students to exemptions at Level 1 of some of the Evening Business, Marketing and Accounting & Finance (Hons) Degree programmes at DBS. View our Evening Degrees. In particular, this programme will suit learners who are seeking entry or advancement in the following careers:

  • Accounting

  • Finance

  • Taxation

  • Business management

  • Financial Services

  • Banking and insurance

  • Business

 

Student Profile

Participants on the programme have had no prior education in the subject areas of accounting and/or finance. Some students have completed the programme as a foundation programme with a view to progressing to degree or postgraduate/ professional accountancy level. It is also beneficial to those who are not employed directly in an accounting related role but who are responsible for financial transactions in an organisation.

Progression to DBS Programmes

For students interested in further study, the Diploma in Accounting & Finance will entitle students to exemptions at Level 1 of some of the Evening Business Degree programmes at DBS.

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