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ACCA Professional (Part Time)

Open for Applications

Discipline: Business

Location: Galway - Dublin Road

NFQ Level: 9

Programme Duration: One year

Mode of Study: Part time

Application Route: Apply direct to GMIT

Entry Requirements: See Other Essential Information

Places: 30


See Other Essential Information

Why Study?

*** Accounting Open Evening takes place on Thursday 8th Feb 2018 from 6:30PM at the Cafe Foyer, GMIT, Dublin Road Campus ***
*** A great opportunity to meet staff and former graduates of the programme and find out more info about the Accounting courses at GMIT ***

ACCA is recognised as the largest and fastest-growing global professional accountancy body with 571,000 students and members in 170 countries. ACCA Ireland has over 20,000 students and members.

This programme allows students to complete their final ACCA examinations on a full-time basis prior to commencing the required practical experience. Modules are also available on an individual basis.

The School of Business in GMIT has a long tradition of providing high quality accounting graduates. Our dedicated teaching staff are focused on student development and progression. Our lecturers are highly qualified professional accountants with considerable lecturing experience.  They understand the requirements of professional study as they act as examiners, lecturers, markers and moderators for the professional accounting bodies.

Programme Modules

The following modules are offered:

  • P1: Governance, Risk and Ethics
  • P2: Corporate Reporting  (International)
  • P3: Business Analysis
  • P6: Advanced Taxation
  • P7: Advanced Audit and Assurance (International)
  • P1 and P2 are normally offered in semester 1 (September to December) and the remaining modules are offered in semester 2 (January to May). 

Students may study one or more modules, or study the programme on a full-time basis in one year.

Career Opportunities

On successful completion of all modules on this programme, you will be required to meet the ACCA Professional Experience requirement by meeting performance objectives while you complete 36 months employment in an accounting or finance related role.

You will also have to complete the ACCA professional ethics module.

At this point you will be a qualified accountant with a globally recognised qualification.

Essential Information: 

To be eligible to apply for this programme on a full-time basis you must have completed or be exempt from all the fundamental level exams with ACCA.   

Students aiming to take fewer modules should contact ACCA to discuss their eligibility.



EU Fee:  €1,100 per module  (For non-EU fee please contact

EU Full-time Programme Fee:  €5,500  (For non-EU fee please contact

Note:  This fee is a combined Tuition and Student Contribution fee and does not include ACCA fees and text books


Come to our Open Evening!

Find out more about this programme at our Accounting Open Evening: 6.30 - 7.30pm  on Thursday, 9th February, 2017 (Cafe Foyer, GMIT, Dublin Road, Galway)



It is the responsibility of all students to register for examinations independently with the ACCA. Students should also apply directly to the ACCA for any exemptions.



Closing date for applications is 31st May, 2017.

Late applications may be accepted subject to places being available.

Classes start on 1st September, 2017.

Contact Us


Course Details

Eamon Walsh

Head of Department of Accounting & Information Systems, GMIT

Tel: +353 (0)91 742559

E-mail: Eamon Walsh