Dublin Business School

Exemption Criteria - BA Accounting & Finance HETAC and LJMU

To claim exemptions from any part of CA Proficiency 1 (CAP1), candidates must achieve a minimum of a 2.ii honours degree. A clear pass without compensation in all relevant subjects is required as well as a mark of not less than 50% in the final examination in each of the subject areas. Details of criteria are available from the college.

CAP 1 Subjects College/University Options Required


Finance II (Minimum mark of 50% required)

Finance I (Minimum mark of 40% required)

Management Accounting

Management Accounting (Minimum mark of 50% required)

Cost Accounting (Minimum mark of 40% required)

Financial Accounting

Financial Reporting (Minimum mark of 50% required)

Financial Accounting (Minimum mark of 40% required)

Accounting (Minimum mark of 40% required)


Taxation (Minimum mark of 50% required)

Law for Accountants

Business & Company Law (Minimum mark of 50% required)