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Business Studies - Accounting and Finance

Friday, 10 March 2017

Business Studies - Accounting and Finance

Course Code: CI061BF
Course Level: 5
QQI Level 5 Award Title: Business Studies
QQI Level 5 Award Code: 5M2102
Course Duration: 1 Year

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Business Studies - Accounting and Finance
Business Studies - Accounting and Finance

Course Description
This course is designed to help students develop the essential accounting and financial knowledge and skills which form the basis for a career in industry, commerce or the public service. The course comprises both theoretical and practical modules, and students will gain an understanding of both manual and integrated accounting software. There is a focus in this course on the functional areas of accounting, finance and business and the factors which influence business success.

Course Content

Accounting - Manual and Computerised
Applied Economics
Communications
Work Experience
Business Administration 
Bookkeeping – Manual and Computerised
Statistics
Taxation 
Financial Services

    Career Opportunities
    With this course, students can go on to pursue a career in such diverse areas such as accounting, finance, retail, marketing and IT.

    Entry Requirements
    Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or FETAC/QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements. 
    Progression
    At Cavan Institute
    Upon successful completion of this programme, students may progress to the one-year level 6 QQI courses, Administration, and IT for Business or Business Studies (Year 2). They may also progress to the ATI Accounting Technicians Ireland course, also available at Cavan Institute. 

    Elsewhere
    Graduates of this course are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).
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