Monday 19 February 2018

Demand continues for specialist graduates

A recent report has highlighted the continuing demand for specialist graduates in Ireland, particularly in Accounting and Finance and IT.

Furthermore, there is now also an increased requirement for talent in the audit, supply chain, HR and Research and Development markets.

“There is an inaccurate perception that there is an abundance of talent in the market”, says Karen O’Flaherty in the recently released Morgan McKinley Irish Employment Monitor.

Students that want to tailor their qualifications to current trends in the marketplace have a range of business courses to choose from at Griffith College.

Accounting and Finance

Griffith College offers a wide range of courses for those interested in pursuing a career in professional  accountancy, these include ACCA, CPA and Accounting Technicians Ireland. Griffith College has over forty years of experience in providing professional accountancy courses in Ireland, and a track record of prize winners who have distinguished themselves both in Ireland and internationally.

A Professional Accountancy qualification from Griffith College can be the key to career success.  It was recently announced that a Griffith College student Philip Murray achieved first in the world for ACCA Paper F5 Performance Management.


Griffith College offers a wide selection of computing courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The college’s computing faculty aims to give students the skills to develop professional software systems using current techniques. Its computing science degrees cover the most current areas of technology including cloud computing, networking, software development, web development and mobile applications.

Marketing and Post-Graduate Courses

The report also refers to the marketing sector, where there is a current focus on e-commerce and online marketing roles.  From an MSc in Applied Digital Media to MSc in International Media Management or the newly launched MSc in Global Brand Management there is an extensive choice of options for those  interested in specialising further at a post graduate level at Griffith College.

The College’s business faculty also offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in business and marketing.

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