Maynooth University

Exemption Criteria - BBS Business & Accounting

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 year of examination in each of the subject areas. Details of criteria are available from the university.

CAP 1 Subjects College/University Options Required


FN305 Portfolio Selection & Analysis (Minimum mark of 50% required)

FN205 Introduction to Corporate Finance (Minimum mark of 40% required)

FN206 Principles of Corporate Finance (Minimum mark of 40% required)

AC103 Financial Accounting 2/Principles of Finance  (Minimum mark of 40% required)

Management Accounting

AC305 Advanced Management & Cost Accounting  (Minimum mark of 50% required)

AC205 Management & Cost Accounting (Minimum mark of 40% required)

Financial Accounting

AC313 Advanced Financial Reporting + AC311  Advanced Financial Accounting  (Minimum mark of 50% required)

AC202  Financial Accounting 4  (Minimum mark of 40% required)

AC201  Financial Accounting 3  (Minimum mark of 40% required)

AC102  Financial Accounting 1  (Minimum mark of 40% required)

AC101  Introduction to Accounting  (Minimum mark of 40% required)  


AC203 Taxation: Income Tax and Vat  (Minimum mark of 50% required)

Law for Accountants

LW480 Law & Governance

LW180 Business Law & Legal Process

(LW 480 & LW180 average 50% mark required)

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