ACCA Diploma in Accountancy and Business (ACCA 2020 Nov)

Griffith College (ACCA 2020 )
Key Programme Details

ACCA Diploma in Accountancy and Business

NFQ Level

Level 6 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Online, Classroom


Part Time

ECTS Credits


General Information

Mary O'Carroll




Griffith College Dublin
South Circular Road
Dublin 8


Faculty Administrator

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About this Course

The ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification is equivalent to a Level 6 Award on NFQ. It is designed for learners seeking careers in accounting. The course is one
academic year in length and is offered as part of the ACCA Foundations in Accountancy Suite. With a variety of flexible
study modes including live streaming, e-learning and revision lectures, the ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business fits
readily around a learner’s lifestyle. ACCA qualifications are designed to progressively broaden and deepen the learners knowledge and skills through a series of linked modules. The qualification structure requires candidates who wish to be awarded the ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business to pass the Accountant in Business, Management Accounting and the Financial Accounting examinations. The overall aim of the programme is to develop knowledge and understanding of: Management accounting techniques to support management in planning, controlling and monitoring performance in a variety of business contexts.

Griffith College students have achieved notable success in recent ACCA exams, and this programme is perfect for learners looking to embark on a career in accountancy, an area identified in Ireland's National Skills Strategy 2025. The programme is one academic year in length and is offered as part of the ACCA Foundations in Accountancy suite.
Learners who successfully complete the Diploma in Accounting and Business can then transfer to the ACCA Professional Qualification, where exemptions will be granted from related modules.

The ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business programme is provided by Griffith College Dublin, Cork and Limerick.
Programme highlights include:
- ACCA Platinum Approved status
- 8 First in the world prize-winners
- 81 First in the Ireland Prize winners
- Live streaming
- E-learning
- Revision classes
- Study texts and revision notes
- City Centre locations
- Video recorded papers
The 25 ECTS Credits on this programme is an equivalent credit rating to the Griffith College BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance Programme.
Management Accounting: Introduces the elements of management accounting which are used to make and support
Financial Accounting: introduces the fundamentals of the regulatory framework relating to accounts preparation
Accountant in Business: introduces the learner who may not have a business background, to the business

Entry Requirements

All applications to the college's programmes are managed by the college's admissions department and the associated faculty in line with the colleges quality assurance and enhancement procedures (

Timetable Info


Delivery Location

Griffith College City Education Centre
25 Wolfe Tone Street, Dublin D01 XK97

Delivery Notes

Classroom and online