Griffith College Dublin
(GCD)is a private third level college
in the Republic of Ireland
. It is based in and named after the former Griffith Barracks
on the South Circular Road
. It offers courses accredited by a number of institutions and bodies in Ireland and Britain. In 2008 it had 8,500 students studying on a full or part-time basis.
The college was established in 1974 by Diarmuid Hegarty
and incorporated in 1978 as the Business and Accounting Training (BAT)
. Originally located on Morehamption Road, in 1991 the Business and Accounting College moved from Milltown Park, Ranelagh, Dublin 6, to the Griffith Barracks site changed its name to Griffith College Dublin. by Kieron Wood - Sunday Business Post
, 17th October 2004ACA
Courses were delivered since 1974 and CPA courses shortly after that. In 1983 BAT commenced delivering ACCA
courses and has done so ever since, delivering courses not only in Dublin but in Cork, Limerick, Drogheda, Moscow and as of 2008 in Naas, students achieving 268 placings/prize-winners within the last few years.Griffith have run CPA courses in Dublin, Cork and Ennis, Chartered Accountants Ireland (ACA) courses in Dublin, Limerick, Kilkenny and Waterford, in the past courses have been run in Belfast.
In 1990 the first degree course was offered by Griffith College in computer science, it was validated by the University of Ulster
, it was followed in 1992 by a... Read More