University of Limerick

Exemption Criteria - Professional Diploma in Accounting (Part-time)

To claim exemptions from any part of CA Proficiency 1 (CAP1), candidates must achieve a mark of 50% (QPV 2.6) in each subject. Exemptions are awarded on an all-or-nothing basis. Details of the criteria are available from the university.  

CAP 1 Subjects College/University Options required


Financial Management

Corporate Finance

Management Accounting

Management & Cost Accounting

Performance Management

Financial Accounting

Financial Accounting

Financial Reporting



Law for Accountants

Legal Environment of Business

Company and Partnership Law