Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
Full time - DT310
School of Accounting and Finance
College of Business
DIT Aungier Street, Dublin 2
T: 01 402 3035
F: 01 402 3003
Full Time - 1 Year
30th June 2013
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.)
- Financial accounting
- Management accounting
- Business information systems
- Business Law
- Financial management
- Management science
By written examination
School of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Business, DIT Aungier Street, Dublin 2
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.
Timetable / Hours
Up to 20 hours per week
Applicants should hold an honours degree (minimum of a 2.2 grade or higher) and will be assessed as to their general suitability.
Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate programmes satisfying the minimum entry requirement is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the programme of study applications will be assessed based on your academic grades and may also take into account your work/life experience. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview for specific programmes.
Graduates will be eligible for the award of Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting of the Dublin Institute of Technology.
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 F6 inclusive plus F8 and F9 of the ACCA syllabus subject to performance in specific modules in the programme.
Most graduates pursue careers as professional accountants (either practising or in industry/commerce) following appropriate training.
Frequently Asked Questions
EU Fees for 2012/2013*
*The fees outlined for each course are provisional and are subject to change
For full-time postgraduate fees for 2012/13 click here
For part-time postgraduate fees for 2012/13 click here
For information on funding please see the following link: Fees and Funding