Department of Accounting & Business Computing

Department of Accounting & Business Computing

You want programmes based on practical, professional, employer-driven requirements. You need to develop and enhance your technical abilities and practical operational skills. You want to complete your professional accountancy examinations, and maximise your career prospects. Don’t forget that one of Ireland’s most respected international accountancy firms, RBK, began here in Athlone and has vacancies here and further afield, just waiting for our qualified accounting graduates.

At the Department of Accounting and Business Computing our teaching staff have extensive industry experience as well as high academic standards. We’ll guide you as you gain the skills needed to achieve one of the many fulfilling roles in Business and Finance, from accounting technician, right up to Chief Financial Officer. Our Honours-level degree also qualifies for Postgraduate Diploma in Education programmes.

Or maybe you have a flair for the technological? Our purpose-built courses in Business Computing will equip you with high-level programming languages and the ability to see and solve problems for small, medium and large companies, industries or public bodies. With a severe skills shortage in Ireland, employment prospects in Business Computing are excellent, … let our expert staff guide you to an enjoyable, rewarding career in this expanding field.


Contact Department of Accounting & Business Computing

Head of Department
Trevor Prendergast

Email: tprendergast@ait.ie

Telephone: (090) 6471857

Room number: B05

Building: Business

Department Secretary
Anne Handy

Email: ahandy@ait.ie

Telephone: (090) 6442580

Room number: B02

Building: Business

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