Law and Accounting BCL (LWA)

Law and Accounting BCL (LWA)

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: July 1
Processing time: 10 days
Application fee: €150
Intakes: September
International tuition: €14,000
Domestic tuition: €6,565

Program overview

his 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. Flexibility and choice: BCL students who successfully complete the first year of the programme have the option of transferring into the second year of the LLB programme (MH501). You can avail 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. Accredited law degree by the Honorable Society of King’s Inns.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



Leaving Certificate applicants are required to present (as a minimum): 2H5 & 4O6/H7, O6/H7 in Irish, English & O4/H7 Mathematics.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the BCL programme wishing to pursue a career in accounting may immediately enter professional training, and avail of certain exemptions from the professional accounting bodies. As a graduate of the BCL programme you will be in a position to immediately enter professional legal training, either by sitting the Law Society of Ireland’s FE1 examinations for entry to the solicitors’ profession or the Honorable Society of King’s Inns’ Barrister-at-Law Degree entrance examination for entry to the barristers’ profession. Postgraduate study options at the Department of Law and the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting have a strong international focus to reflect the increasingly global nature of accounting, law and legal practice. Options currently include LL.M. (International Business Law) and LL.L. (Global Legal Studies), Higher Diploma in Professional Accounting, MA in Accounting.

Campus location

Maynooth , Ireland

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