Program learning outcomes
Upon completion of the program, students should be able to:
-Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of accounting and financial concepts and techniques, including current reporting standards and a variety of contemporary topics.
-Apply knowledge and professional competence in the preparation of accounting and financial information for internal and external reports, and interpret the meaning and relevance of that information.
-Analyze contemporary theories and practices on financial management, risk and the functioning of the accounting and financial function.
-Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of internal control problems in companies and the effects of the regulatory environment on financial information.
-Evaluate the ethical responsibilities of accounting, financial and related professionals, identify possible ethical dilemmas that may arise and evaluate possible solution approaches.
-Creating, evaluating and evaluating options that allow effective problem solving and decision-making, making use of appropriate qualitative, quantitative and ICT techniques and skills.
-Display a variety of personal and interpersonal skills, including the ability for continuous learning, independent inquiry, effective communication, meeting deadlines, and successful teamwork.
-Demonstrate a level of academic and professional ability that supports progression to academic programs and / or additional professional studies for relevant professional exams.
On recruitment sites, agencies, and website-based recruitment sites, there are numerous job opportunities in the following areas:
- Small and medium-sized companies.
- The Public Sector.
- Digital marketing agencies.
- Major technical marketing centers based in Ireland.
Previous graduates of a program at Independent College Dublin have worked in the following companies:
- Air BnB.
- PWC Group.
- In the Company of Huskies.
- Procter and Gamble.
- Fidelity Investments.
Independent College Dublin has recently hired a Career and Student Experience Officer to offer robust assessment processes and feedback tools to assist in individual training sessions on behavioral competencies and career matching. This is complemented by visiting professional mentors and professional trainers who have been involved in recent years in our existing programs to facilitate student engagement with the industry. To date, significant emphasis has been placed on developing interpersonal communication and trust and the skills to communicate the value of students to an employer.
Students are required to achieve a minimum of Grade H5 at a higher level in two subjects and four O6 in ordinary level subjects (to include Mathematics and one language).
English language level equivalent to 6.0 IELTS or equivalent score for students where English is not the applicant’s native language
International students interested in enrolling in this program must provide the following information to the College:
+ Copy of the transcript of the results of the previous business course with ECTS credits
+ Complete the Independent College Dublin application form
+ Copy of the applicant’s passport
+ Copy of GNIB card if already resident in Ireland
+ Copies of any other previous academic qualification
+ Copy of English Certificate – IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent test is required