Accounting is a stimulating and challenging business function concerned with the collection, analysis and reporting of information to the owners and managers of a business and other interested parties such as lending institutions and Government. The BA (Hons) in Accounting is a three year degree course that prepares students mainly for careers in accountancy. Special Features of the BA (Hons) in Accounting The course attracts extensive exemptions from the Chartered Accountants Ireland (ACA), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA). Students will be in a position to apply for a number of Internship Programmes run by the major Accountancy Practices. These Internship Programmes run in the Summer months between Year 2 and Year 3 of the Programme. The course offers students the choice to avail of an additional flexible year in Year 3 which allows our students to work in the financial services industry or to study overseas in a partner college. Students who elect to take the flexible year will graduate after four years with the BA (Hons) in Accounting (Practice).