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.
Important update for Spring 2022
Due to current circumstances related to Covid-19 all classroom-based professional diplomas will be delivered wholly online for diplomas commencing Spring 2022. Classes will be delivered as Live Online Lectures through Zoom.
Aims and Objectives
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.
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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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.
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