Professional Engineering (Finance)
University College Dublin
Area of Study
Accounting, Finance, Materials Science Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2.5 - 3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3.75 - 4.5
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis module will provide engineering students with the key Accounting and Finance principles they will require
as professional engineers. Topics will include Financial Accounting conventions, statements of accounting
practice. The concepts of accruals, prepayments and depreciation, accounting for R&D. Analysing financial
statements (ratio analysis) for Key Performance Indicators. The role of Management Accounting for Engineers to
support decision-making. Production costs, the role of technology and cost behaviours. Project costing /
tendering, and Project Accounting. Capital budgeting and project selection criteria. Cashflow, liquidity and
the management of working capital.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.