ACCA Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business (Graduate Conversion) (March 2021)

Professional Accountancy Training (TBC)
Key Programme Details
Award

ACCA Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business

NFQ Level

Level 8 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Online

Mode

Full Time

ECTS Credits

60

General Information
Contact

Admissions

Email

admissions@pat.edu.eu

Phone

087 - 7095982

Address

Wicklow House
South Great Georges street
Dublin 2

Important Dates
Application Deadline

15/03/2021

Start Date

17/03/2021

End Date

28/02/2022

About this Course

The Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business is a globally recognised graduate conversion award which is equivalent to a Level 8 award on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).

The ACCA graduate conversion qualification is designed with emphasis on knowledge, skills, professional values and competencies which will prepare capable finance professionals who are able to contribute to all business sectors whilst building successful careers for themselves. The graduate conversion programme combines academic study with practical, relevant supervised work experience in an ACCA Approved Employer Environment.

Extracts from the programme syllabus include:

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.

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:

FINANCIAL REPORTING
AIM: This subject develops knowledge and skills in understanding and applying accounting standards and the theoretical framework in the preparation of financial statements of entities including groups and how to analyze and interpret those financial statements.

AUDIT AND ASSURANCE
AIM: The Audit and Assurance subject covers the nature, purpose, scope of assurance engagements including the statutory audit, its regulatory environment and introduces governance and professional ethics relating to audit and assurance. Other areas covered include planning the audit and performing risk assessment.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
AIM: This subject looks at the role and purpose of the financial management function within a business and the economic environment in which financial management decisions are made. These decisions are broken down into the areas of investing, financing and dividend policy.

WORK EXPERIENCE
AIM: This module provides supervised work experience through the ACCA practical experience requirement (PER) model.

Entry Requirements

All applicants must have completed the following ACCA subjects BT, MA, FA and LW.

As per the guidelines laid out in the HCI Pillar 1 Tender Call, cognate graduate learners will be admitted to the programme from the following categories:

1.Recent Graduates who hold a Level 8 qualification.

2.The employed who hold a Level 8 qualification and wish to upskill or reskill to meet required skill needs across a range of sectors.

3.Those in receipt of eligible DEASP payment – who hold a Level 8 qualification and may require additional upskilling or reskilling in order to re-enter employment.

4.Previously self-employed- who hold a Level 8 qualification and may require a new qualification to return to self-employment or to enter employment.

5.Returners who hold a Level 8 qualification who may require additional upskilling or reskilling in order to re-enter employment.

Long Description

The Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business is a globally recognised graduate conversion award which is equivalent to a Level 8 award on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).

The ACCA graduate conversion qualification is designed with emphasis on knowledge, skills, professional values and competencies which will prepare capable finance professionals who are able to contribute to all business sectors whilst building successful careers for themselves. The graduate conversion programme combines academic study with practical, relevant supervised work experience in an ACCA Approved Employer Environment.

Extracts from the programme syllabus include:

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.

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:

FINANCIAL REPORTING
AIM: This subject develops knowledge and skills in understanding and applying accounting standards and the theoretical framework in the preparation of financial statements of entities including groups and how to analyze and interpret those financial statements.

AUDIT AND ASSURANCE
AIM: The Audit and Assurance subject covers the nature, purpose, scope of assurance engagements including the statutory audit, its regulatory environment and introduces governance and professional ethics relating to audit and assurance. Other areas covered include planning the audit and performing risk assessment.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
AIM: This subject looks at the role and purpose of the financial management function within a business and the economic environment in which financial management decisions are made. These decisions are broken down into the areas of investing, financing and dividend policy.

WORK EXPERIENCE
AIM: This module provides supervised work experience through the ACCA practical experience requirement (PER) model.

Delivery Notes

Blended