ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business | Part-time Course at IBAT College Dublin, Ireland
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ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business


Accredited By: ACCA

Fee: €1350

Duration: 1yr (PT)

Location: Swords Only

Swords Start Date: February & August 2015

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The Diploma in Accounting and Business is awarded on the completion of the exams Accountant in Business (FAB), Financial Accounting (FFA), Management Accounting (FMA) and Foundations in Professionalism*
Are you interested in a professional accountancy qualification which will enable you to work in any area of finance or management in any business? Contact us now about the ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business course commencing February or August 2015 by emailing or call 01 8075055.
  • Do you want to enhance your skill set and build a better professional future?
  • Do you want a change of career but are unsure of what to do?
  • Do you want follow a career path that leads to an advisory or consultancy role?
  • Do you want a qualification that is transferable all over the world?
  • Do you want a course that suits your own pace and lifestyle?
  • Do you want to keep your career options as open as possible?

ACCA Prizewinner P1

Recent ACCA prizewinner Sinead Grogan who achieved joint 1st in Ireland and 8th overall in the World in her ACCA P1 exam. Sinead is pictured together with James O’Connor, P1 lecturer and Shane Ormsby, Director of IBAT College Dublin.

ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business Course Overview

ACCA Accounting Ireland Courses ACCA Certified Accounting Technician CourseThe Association of Chartered Certified Accountants  (ACCA) is a professional accountancy qualification that benefits from global recognition. Once you qualify, ACCA membership opens doors to a successful career in accountancy practice or finance, and immediately increases your earning potential. It is very highly rated in the fields of banking, management and consulting, and is a major advantage in competing for senior roles. Full ACCA qualification also enables you to obtain the status of a Registered Auditor.

*When studying for the ACCA Diploma in Accounting & Business, you are  also required to complete Foundations in Professionalism, an online, interactive module, designed to help you develop your understanding of what it means to act professionally and ethically in the work you carry out. The module is available via the MyACCA page and can be completed before or after completing your exams.

Once you have successfully completed The Diploma in Accounting and Business you can transfer to the ACCA Qualification and commence your studies at F4 onwards of the ACCA Professional Qualification.

IBAT College Dublin  is a Gold-Level tuition provider of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) programme. The ACCA Qualification consists of 14 papers and all papers are delivered twice yearly from February to May and August to November.

Where will the Diploma in Accounting and Business course take my career?

ACCA Qualification is a passport to a new world of opportunity. It will enable you to become an ACCA Chartered Certified Accountant, use the designatory letters of ACCA, and work in any aspect of finance or management in any business. enables you to obtain the status of a Registered Auditor.

Who accredits the ACCA courses?

acca alp logo gold_ibat college dublinThe ACCA Association of Chartered Certified Accountants is the largest and fastest growing international professional accountancy body in the world, with nearly 370,000 members and students in 160 countries. The ACCA Ireland syllabus has been recognised by the United Nations as providing the basis for a global accountancy qualification. This qualification enables you to become a Chartered Certified Accountant, to use the letters ACCA, and to work in any aspect of finance or management in any business. Please check out their website



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Fundamental Level – Knowledge
FAB – Accountant in Business
FMA – Management Accounting
FFA – Financial Accounting
Foundations in Professionalism*


Diploma in Accounting and Business

*Compulsory modules to be completed online

The timetable for each of the subjects is structured to provide a focused tuition section, dedicated revision sessions including a corrected mock exam.

What are the ACCA Courses fees?

IBAT College Dublin offers significant discounts and unrivalled savings on ACCA course fees as well as flexible payment options. For further information on these savings and payment options please contact the Admissions office by emailing or call 0353 1 8075055

What do I get for my Accounting courses fees?

NEW FOR 2015 - Additional Tuition Support Services to ensure you get the exam results you need.


- In addition we are now offering you FREE OF CHARGE when you enrol with IBAT College from February-June 2015, full access to the ACCA Online Live package powered by Study InterActive, an award winning distance learning platform providing recognised professional courses, undergraduate education, postgraduate education and executive programmes.

- Usually costing from €300 per paper the ACCA online package will be offered FREE for the June examination sitting to students sitting the full tuition and revision for at least one paper at IBAT College Dublin. It will give unrivalled additional online study support during your classroom tuition.

FREE ACCA Online Live Tution & Revision includes:

  • Global Live Online Tuition sessions, notes + recordings
  • Global Live Online Revision sessions + recordings
  • Global Live Online Tuition & Revision Q&A sessions + recordings
  • Progress test questions with video debrief
  • Marked mock exam with video debrief
  • HD-quality studio recorded tuition video lectures with notes
  • Introduction videos from course tutors
  • Course library of articles and videos to help you study
  • Dedicated tutor support
  • Study text, revision kit & revision cards (Electronic)
  • Online community of students and mentors

You can also study anytime and anywhere you have a device connected to the internet. This provides you with 24/7 access to the expert resources you need to pass your exams with confidence, and gives you flexibility in your revision schedule.

I would like to apply for the ACCA Diploma in Accounting & Business, what should I do?

Application can be made directly here on our website. Alternatively, please feel free to contact Richard O'Brien our  Admissions Advisor for ACCA courses on 01 2461509  to set up a meeting to discuss the course further. You can also email us at  Please feel free to visit the college anytime and a member of the Admissions team will be more then willing to discuss any queries you may have. We look forward to seeing you.

Note:  Students must also register as a student with  the ACCA professional body directly

Am I eligible for this ACCA Course?

Students should consult or speak directly to our course coordinator who will be happy to advise on entry routes to the qualification.

How long is this ACCA Course?

You can complete your ACCA Diploma in Accountancy & Business in one term, if you choose to sit 3 papers at the same time Moreover, as a ACCA Computer Based Exam (CBE) exam centre, IBAT offers exams every month (subject to demand) so you can choose when sit your exams and receive your results instantly.

View the Lecturer Profile:View the Lecturer Profile for the ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business  Professional Course
James Nugent – ACCA Lecturer F1

James is a member of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants - CIMA. He has 20 years of experience working in Ireland, UK, and Australia in Banking, Property and the Leisure and Entertainment industries. He now works as a Consultant to a varying list of clients. Throughout his lectures, James’ focus is on ensuring students have practical examples to the topics covered within the curriculum. He also ensures that students are equipped with the right knowledge and skills set to enable them to tackle the F1 paper.

Paul Lydon –ACCA Lecturer F2

Paul has lectured extensively in Financial and Management Accounting over the past five years in both private and state colleges including ACCA and ICAI students. Prior to 2002, Paul worked as a professional accountant for many years. He is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants and holds an MBS in Marketing and Entrepreneurship.

Paul Lydon – Profile – F2

Margaret O`Keefe - ACCA Lecturer F3

Margaret has a BA in Accounting and Finance from DCU and is a qualified ACCA accountant. She has strong lecturing experience at Masters, Undergraduate and ACCA levels in Financial Accounting, Financial Analysis and Financial Management. She has taught with Dublin Business School on the MBA and MSc in Accounting and Finance and is currently with IBAT College on the ACCA F3 programme. Prior to this she lectured at Dublin City University on a number of Masters programmes and on the BA in Accounting and Finance. In addition to her lecturing experience, she has strong and diverse commercial experience as an investment commercial evaluator with Enterprise Ireland, an auditor and a financial controller, all of which have strongly enhanced her teaching.

Students who completed this course went on to study the ACCA Professional Course


Drop by our Open Evening on Wednesday 22nd April from  5-7pm to find out more about your course of interest, meet with Admissions and Academic staff and view our state of the art study facilities. You can also complete the registration process for your chosen programme of study in 2015.

In the meantime you can contact our Admissions team by emailing or call 01 8075055. You can also drop by the campus Monday-Friday from 9am-5.30pm, no appointment needed.


Whether you are interested in furthering your education with a Postgraduate MBA or you need to upskill with a Diploma in IT, Management or Accounting IBAT College Dublin can offer you an industry focused education that will help you achieve your career goals. Now accepting applications for courses starting in May or September.



Study ACCA at your own pace and prepare for March, June, September or December examinations. Find out more about online recorded lectures and also our online live lectures here or contact the Admissions office for more information by calling 01 8075055 or email



IBAT ACCA Prizewinner

Recent ACCA prizewinner Sinead Grogan (photographed above) who achieved joint 1st in Ireland and 8th overall in the World in her ACCA P1 exam. Sinead is pictured together with James O’Connor (left), P1 lecturer and Shane Ormsby, Director of IBAT College Dublin.

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