Accounting (Honours) (Part-time)

  • Course Code


  • Field of Study


  • Type of Course:

    Honours Degree

  • Type of Qualification:

    BBus (Honours)

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    30th September 2022

Admission Requirements:


A Higher Certificate in Business with sufficient credits in Financial Accounting, Economics, management Accounting, Business Law and Business Mathematics & Statistics.

Graduates of Accounting Technicians Ireland will require bridging studies in the areas of Economics, Marketing, Mathematics, and Business.


Graduates of the Institute of Accounting Technicians in Ireland or equivalent.


Accounting & Information Systems

Timing Details

Year 1: 3 nights per week for 2 semesters | Year 2: 2 nights per week for 2 semesters | Each summer requires one night per week plus two Saturdays over a ten week period.

All part-time programmes at MTU will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.


Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2022-2023 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.


Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions. Students will be notified of their fees by email to their MTU email account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.

For more information on fees, please visit fees/students


Course Fee

€215 per 5 credit module (inc. exam fee)


Duration & Delivery

This is a two year programme.


Stage 1 is delivered 3 nights per week from 6pm – 10pm for two semesters.


Stage 2 is delivered over two semesters and two summers. Each semester in Stage 2 involves 2 nights per week 6pm – 10pm. Each summer session requires one night per week plus two Saturdays over a ten week period.


The programme will be delivered over 4 semesters and 2 summers commencing in September 2022 and finishing in August 2024.


The overall aim of the programme is to prepare graduates for a career in accounting and finance while also earning exemptions for the pursuit of a professional accounting qualification.


ACCS is an acronym for “Accumulation of Credits and Certification of Subjects”. This scheme allows students (for specified courses) – instead of studying an entire course – to study one or more modules of that course. Modules passed, are certified individually, and can be accumulated, leading to an award of Higher Certificate, Degree or Honours Degree.



Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting (Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications)



Graduates with a Bachelor of Business in Accounting (Honours), with a H2.2 award or higher, may apply for MTU’s taught Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Strategy.


Graduates may also use their exemptions to progress to the Professional Accountancy Bodies.


Course Structure

Advanced Management Accounting
Financial Management Concepts
Income Tax
Single Entity and Group Accounting
Integrated Accounting Systems
Auditing – Regulation& Control
Financial Management for Accountants
Managing Human Capital
BIS Management and Applications
Management Accounting
Business And IT
Aspects of Employment Law

The principal areas of study in Stage 2 are:
Strategic Management
Advanced Financial Management
Strategic Management Accounting
Financial Reporting
Corporate Governance
Company Law

MTU has developed a website which gives full details of all modules for all courses. The website also has information on recommended textbooks, average weekly workload, assessments, and exams.



View Modules



  • Online application is now open for course commencing 12th September 2022 (year 4) and 13th September 2022 (year 3).
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €215 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.

    Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.

  • Please attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application.


Year 3- start date 13th September 2022:


Apply Online >>



Year 4- start date 12th September 2022:


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Ms Noreen Murphy (Stage 1)
021 433 5920

AnnMarie O'Donoghue (Stage 2)
021 4326170

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