Dundalk Institute of Technology

Exemption Criteria -BA Accounting and Finance

To claim exemptions from any part of CA Proficiency 1 (CAP1), candidates must achieve a minimum of a 2.ii honours degree.  A mark of 50% in all relevant subjects is required and candidates must meet the criteria for individual subject exemptions.  Candidates must have secured an average of 50% over both semesters (provided the options are split in the same academic year).  Candidates must not score less than 40% in either semester in order to avail of the average.

CAP 1 Subjects College/University Options Required


FNCE B8006 Strategic Financial Management (Minimum mark of 50% required)

Management Accounting

ACCT B8006 Management Accounting (Minimum mark of 50% required) 

ACCT B8004 Cost & Management Accounting (Minimum mark of 40% required)

Financial Accounting

ACCT B8007 Corporate Reporting & Accountability (Minimum mark of 50% required)

ACCT B8005 Financial Accounting (Minimum mark of 40% required)  

ACCT B8002 Foundation Accounting (Minimum mark of 40% required)


FNCE H3019 Taxation 1 (Minimum mark of 50% required)

FNCE H3013 Taxation 2 (Minimum mark of 50% required)

Law for Accountants

LAW H1001 Business Law (Minimum mark of 50% required)

LAW H1003 Company Law (Minimum mark of 50% required)