Pre University Business Level 5

Price: TBA
Duration: 1 Year Full Time Course
Further Education and PLC
Academic year Sept 2020 - May 2021

Course description

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What Is Pre-University Business?

This one-year course is an ideal entry level qualification for all aspects of
the business world. There is a large demand for people with business skills
in the world of work. This course also gives students an opportunity
to study the area of sales and marketing and progress directly to
employment or third level. Marketing is a specialised area within the
business world that could lead to a long and rewarding career. Either
of these qualifications can be used to progress to certificate and degree
programmes in IT colleges or universities. There is now a QQI Level 6
Certificate available in this area.

Course Content
The following modules will be offered:
• Marketing Practice • Communications
• Accounting (Manual & Computerised)
• Business Administration Skills • Work Experience
• Word Processing • Applied Economics
• Business Law • Mathematics
• Entrepreneurial Skills • eBusiness

QQI Level 5 in Business Studies 5M2102

Career Opportunities
Graduates may pursue a diploma or degree in many universities or IT colleges
around the country or, alternatively, may seek immediate employment in
a range of business or marketing concerns. There is now a large range of
certificates, ordinary and honours degree courses available to graduates on
the newly expanded QQI links programme. The Pre-University Business
option will allow students to progress to third level colleges and universities
like Maynooth University (incl. Kilkenny Campus & St. Patrick’s College),
Athlone IT, IT Blanchardstown, IT Carlow, Cork IT, DCU, DIT, Dundalk
IT, NUIG, Galway Mayo Institute, University of Limerick, Limerick IT,
Letterkenny IT, NCI, Shannon College of Hotel Management, Sligo IT,
Tallaght IT, Tipperary IT, Tralee IT, UCC, UCD, Waterford IT, Marino
Institute of Education, American College Dublin, NCAD to pursue
business, marketing, finance or commerce options. For example, DIT has
many places on all of their business programmes and 450 in total in the
college. Business graduates can also access the over 140 places in First Arts in
Maynooth University.

Higher Education Progression
UCD: DN610 Business and Law (Level 8, 4 Years)
DIT: DT321 Business and Law (Level 8, 4 Years)
Carlow IT: CW932 Business with Law (Level 8, 4 Years)

Entry Requirements
Leaving Cert or LCA • Mature students of all backgrounds • Other
equivalent qualification • All applicants will be interviewed regardless
of previous qualifications • Apply directly at

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