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Course start date – 26th August 2019.
Applications deadline – 23rd August 2019.
Course fee – 90% funded by HEA ( for eligible applicants). Eligibility requirements can be found here.
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Building on from Diploma in Accounting and Business or an equivalent qualification the professional Diploma is positioned at level 7 equivalent of the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ). The Diploma is awarded by ACCA Ireland and Professional Accountancy Training (PAT).
It builds on existing foundation knowledge and understanding and develops strong broad and financial quality and skills required by financial personnel in intermediate employment positions.
Subjects covered are:
Corporate and Business Law (ACCA LW). Syllabus and study guide can be found here.
To develop knowledge and skills in the understanding of the general legal framework, and of specific legal areas relating to business, recognising the need to seek further specialist legal advice where necessary.
The syllabus include:
1. Essential elements of the legal system:
2. The law of obligations;
3. Employment law;
4. The formation and constitution of business organisations;
5. Capital and the financing of companies;
6. Management, administration and regulation of companies;
7. Insolvency law;
8. Corporate fraudulent and criminal behaviour.
The syllabus is assessed by a two-hour computer – based examination.
Performance Management (ACCA PM). Syllabus and study guide can be found here.
To develop knowledge and skills in the application of management accounting techniques to quantitative and qualitative information for planning, decision making, performance evaluation, and control.
Performance Management module includes the following:
1. Specialist cost and management accounting techniques;
2. Decision-making techniques;
3. Budgeting and control;
4. Performance measurement and control.
Prior to the start of the exam candidates are given an extra 10 minutes to read the exam instructions. The syllabus is assessed by a three hour computer based examination.
Taxation (ACCA TX). Syllabus and study guide can be found here.
To develop knowledge and skills relating to the Irish tax system as applicable to individuals, single companies and groups of companies.
Taxation module includes the following:
1. The Irish tax system and its administration;
2. Income tax liabilities;
3. Corporation tax liabilities;
4. Chargeable gains;
5. Local property tax (LPT);
6. Social insurance and health contributions;
7. Value added tax.
The syllabus is assessed by a three-hour 15 minutes paper based examination.
Should you have any questions in regards to the above course, please contact us:
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Springboard is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020