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Business Studies (Year 1)

Monday, 6 March 2017

Business Studies (Year 1)

Course Code: CI061BS
Course Level: 5
Award Title: QQI Certificate in Business Studies
QQI Award Letters: 5M2102
Course Duration: 1 Year

Business Studies
Business Studies
Course Description
This course is designed to give students an indepth knowledge of concepts relevant to the business world with an emphasis on accounting, administration, marketing and computing. It is ideal for students who wish to pursue further studies in Business Studies at level 6 or higher.

Course Content
Business Administration
Marketing Practice
Work Experience 
Applied Economics
Business Law
Accounting - Manual and Computerised
Bookkeeping - Manual and Computerised
Word Processing
Spreadsheet Methods
Choice of French/German or Spanish ab initio

Career Opportunities
This course provides students with a general qualification in business and will provide opportunities to work in diverse areas such as Finance, Retail, Marketing and IT.

Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.
Progression Opportunities
At Cavan Institute: Graduates of this course may progress to the QQI level 6 Certificate in Administration and IT for Business or the level 6 Business Studies course, both 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).