View the provisional September 2019 timetable here.
The Online Diploma in Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance is run wholly online and provides students with introductory knowledge to four key finance and accounting areas. These are Finance management, Financial accounting (including Sage), Management accounting and Business management and administration. It is taught in recorded weekly scheduled classes, using a cloud based app that works on any device. In addition students will have access to the Moodle learning management system that brings the class and teacher together for activities and access to resources. It can also act as a gateway to further academic qualifications.
Programme Aims and Objectives
The Online Diploma in Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance aims to provide students with both academic knowledge and practical management skills. Students will apply appropriate academic theories and concepts to a range of business and management issues. During the course, students have the opportunity to add value to both their employers and themselves on a daily basis. In addition to providing a comprehensive knowledge of the major financial disciplines, the programme is designed to ensure that students will have the widest range of career and further education opportunities open to them upon completion.
Assessment for the DBS Online Diploma in Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance will be conducted through 100% continuous assessments. There will be 2 CAs during the course.
Please note this programme is not on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).
DBS Student Facilities
Online Learning Environment - is an eLearning system designed to provide you with a range of course material, interactive education sessions, and is home to your virtual online classroom which will enhance and support your learning experience within DBS.
DBS Online Library - The Online Library provides a programme of introductory videos and virtual classroom sessions in the areas of Library resources, essay writing skills, avoiding plagiarism and referencing to assist you in your studies. These will be facilitated through the DBS Online Learning Environment prior to your commencement on the Diploma programme.
DBS Virtual Community of Learners – You will become part of DBS Online’s Virtual Community of Learners where you can network and share with your fellow online students.