MTU Business Academy

Bachelor of

Business (Honours) in Accounting

Department of Accounting & Information Systems

Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting

Programme Details

In Brief

Department & School

Department of Accounting & Information Systems


MTU Bishopstown Campus, Cork

Mode of Study


Method of Delivery

Blended (on campus and online)


Two years part-time (4 semesters and 2 summers)

Commencement Date

September 2022

Course Fee

€215 per 5 credit module (incl. exam fees)


240 ECTS

Programmes - Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting - 2


Stage 1 - Noreen Murphy
T: +353 (0)21 433 5920

Stage 2 - AnnMarie O'Donoghue
T: +353 (0)21 432 6170

What To Expect

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.

Duration & Delivery

This is a 2 year programme, delivered over 4 semesters and 2 summers.

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.


For detailed module information, please click the button below


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.

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

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 the MTU Fees Website.

Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €450 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.

Stage 1 – Noreen Murphy
T: +353 (0)21 433 5920

Stage 2 – AnnMarie O’Donoghue
T: +353 (0)21 432 6170
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