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Accounting Studies (BSc (Hons))


Programme Description

This is a joint degree programme between University College Cork and Chinese universities with whom it signs a bilateral agreement under Statute 263 of the National University of Ireland.

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

  • Use accounting models to assist management in making critical financial decisions about their business.
  • Prepare financial statements for external users in accordance with international financial reporting standards.
  • Assess corporate governance structures so as to optimise corporate performance from a stakeholders' perspective.
  • Identify financial and taxation planning opportunities for business entities.
  • Advise management on internal and external auditing procedures.
  • Analyse, design and implement changes in business systems.
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Year 3

Year 4

For full programme requirements, please refer to the University College Cork Academic Calendar here

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Entry Requirements

To be admitted, students will normally be required to: 

  • successfully complete and pass credits equivalent to two full academic years' study of their degree programmes at a partner Chinese university with whom University College Cork has a bilateral agreement; and 
  • satisfy English language proficiency requirements as set out by the Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems.

English Language Requirement:

  • IELTS: 6.0 - with no individual section lower than 5.5
  • TOEFL: 80 - with minimum scores as follows: Listening- 17; Reading - 18; Speaking - 20; Writing - 17

More Detail visit the International Education Office website. 


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