Pre University Business Level 5

Price: TBA
Duration: 1 Year Full Time Course
Further Education
Academic year Sept 2018 - May 2019

Course description

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Business Studies 5M2120

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 FETAC Level 6 Certificate available in this area.

The following modules are offered subject to availability and demand:
• Marketing Practice
• Communications
• Accounting (Manual and Computerised)
• Work Experience
• Business Administration
• Word Processing
• Economics
• Safety and Health at work
• Business Law
• Mathematics
• Financial Services

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 are 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 universities like Maynooth University, UCD, DCU and DIT 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.

Entry requirements
• Leaving Cert, LCVP or LCA
• Mature Students of all backgrounds
• Other equivalent qualification
All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.


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