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Course Code:
LY108
Title:
Business - Accounting
College:
Letterkenny IT
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
3 Years

 

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Over three years, you will learn the core accounting and finance skills needed to perform at a highly competent level in the accountancy profession. You will also develop business skills that will equip you to work in a variety of related positions, including business management and teaching.



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Graduates of this course find positions in professional accountancy practices, industry, commerce, financial services and the public service, nationally and internationally.

This course is suitable for those who ultimately wish to pursue a career in teaching as it will be recognised by the Teachers Council for the purposes of teaching Accounting, Business and Economics.

 

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CAO Points 
2013 Points

280

Change from 2012: 

5

History: 2012 - 275
2011 - 270
2010 - New 2011
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Essential Module Requirements:

3 Distinctions and a pass in B20001 or 5N1348 or C20139 or 5N1833 or LC Maths


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