ACCA Ireland/PAT Diploma in Professional Accounting (February 2020 intake)

Professional Accountancy Training (TBC)
Key Programme Details
Award

ACCA Ireland/PAT Diploma in Professional Accounting

NFQ Level

7 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Mixed

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

60

General Information
Contact

Rasita Kalvaityte

Email

admissions@professionalaccountancytraining.com

Phone

01 - 835 2963/ 087 347 9809

Address

Professional Accountancy Training,

Wicklow House,

84 – 88 South Great George’s Street,

Dublin 2

Role

Programme Manager

Important Dates
Application Deadline

21/02/2020

Start Date

27/02/2020

End Date

28/02/2021

About this Course

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.

The Diploma in Professional Accounting covers the following areas:

A.CORPORATE AND BUSINESS LAW:

AIM: 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.

EXAMINATION
The syllabus is assessed by a two-hour paper-based examination.

B. PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT:

AIM: 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.

EXAMINATION:
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.

C. TAXATION:

AIM: 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.

EXAMINATION:
The syllabus is assessed by a three-hour 15 minutes paper based examination.

On completion of the Professional Diploma programme learners would be positioned to develop careers as finance trainees, trainee business analysts and internal compliance /audit officers.

Entry Requirements

Any student wishing to study the ACCA Ireland/PAT Diploma in Professional Accounting must have successfully passed or been exempt from the following ACCA subjects:
AB/FAB - Accountant in Business;
MA/FMA - Management Accounting;
FA/FFA - Financial Accounting;
Professionalism module.

Long Description

This Diploma is 3 subjects from ACCA qualification - LW (F4). PM (F5), TX (F6).

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.

The Diploma in Professional Accounting covers the following areas:

A.CORPORATE AND BUSINESS LAW:

AIM: 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.

EXAMINATION
The syllabus is assessed by a two-hour paper-based examination.

B. PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT:

AIM: 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.

EXAMINATION:
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.

C. TAXATION:

AIM: 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.

EXAMINATION:
The syllabus is assessed by a three-hour 15 minutes paper based examination.

On completion of the Professional Diploma programme learners would be positioned to develop careers as finance trainees, trainee business analysts and internal compliance /audit officers.

Timetable Info

TBC

Delivery Notes

Blended Delivery

Admissions Contact Details
Contact Person

Rasita Kalvaityte

Address

Professional Accountancy Training,

Wicklow House,

84 – 88 South Great George’s Street,

Dublin 2

Phone

01 - 835 2963/087 347 9809

Email

admissions@professionalaccountancytraining.com