This option is designed for students who would like to combine their study of law with a strong background in accounting. For the three years of this programme you will study Law and Accounting in equal measure, making this degree particularly attractive if you are considering a career in these fields. Upon graduation you will be in a position to immediately enter professional training, either by sitting the Law Society FE1 examinations for entry to the solicitors’ profession or the King’s Inns Barrister-at-Law Degree entrance examination for entry to the barristers’ profession.
- Learning about key areas of management and accounting while preparing for a professional career as an accountant;
- Gaining an excellent foundation in leadership and management of organisations, as well as financial analysis and the measurement of performance;
- Studying business and accounting together so that you develop an excellent set of technical accounting skills, coupled with a thorough appreciation of the world of business and management;
- Availing of exemptions (upon graduation) from CAP 1 examinations from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and equivalent examination papers from the ACCA, CIMA and CPA professional accounting bodies.
The Accounting Group were delighted with their success at the Irish Accountancy Awards 2017 being declared winners of the Excellence in Education and Training category. The award recognises excellence in the delivery and development of knowledge and skills in the Accountancy Profession.
- Law is taken jointly with Accounting for the three years of the programme
- A wide range of accounting and legal subjects are studied
- You may apply to take an internship year after second year (subject to availability) and graduate after four years
- Students who successfully complete the first year of the programme have the option of transferring into the second year of the LLB programme
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International & EU/EFTA Entry Requirements
Mature student applicants who have a disability
If you have a disability or specific learning difficulty (e.g. dyslexia), and require examination support for the written tests, please submit supporting documentation by 1 March 2018 to the Access Office. Unfortunately we are unable to consider applications for alternative examination accommodation after this deadline.
01 February 2018
The application process depends on the type of applicant you are. Click here for all information about how to apply.
Categories of applicant:
- School-leavers (Leaving Certificate students)
- Mature students (23 years or older by 1st January in the year of entry to the University/part-time degrees the mature age is 21)
- EU/EFTA/UK students
- International students (outside the EU)
- QQI (Further Education) students
- Transferring students
- Deferring students