Course Description

Advanced Pre – University Business

Dunboyne College of Further Education

If you hold a QQI Level 5 Business related award, then why not take the opportunity to undertake further studies in advanced Business. Our level 6 award will equip you with the necessary knowledge, skills and competence for all
aspects of the business world. There is a large demand for people with business skills in the world of work. These courses will enable students to gain the skills necessary to manage the administration of any company or small business.
Students will learn about the administration skills required to do their job to a high standard and to supervise others within the administration department. The overall aim of the course is to provide the student with the opportunity to acquire the skills and competence to work independently or in a supervisory capacity and administrative role in the private, public or voluntary sector. These qualifications can be used to gain advanced entry to degree programmes in third level institutes.

The following modules will be offered subject to availability or demand and are subject to change:

• Business Management
• Communications
• Work Experience
• Administration Practice
• Spreadsheets
• Word Processing
• Payroll Manual and Computerised
• Supervisory Management
• Book-keeping

• Level 6 Business Studies 6M4985 or Level 6 Office Administration 6M5013

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Course Code 6M5013 / 6M4985
College Name Dunboyne College of Further Education
Course Category Administration, Business
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 6 Advanced Certificate
Course Location Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland
Course Start Date 16th September 2024
Course End Date 23rd May 2025
Course Duration 1 Year
Course Times Full time (2-3 days)
Awarding Body QQI
Entry Requirements ENTRY REQUIREMENTS • Level 5 in a related discipline; • Mature Students; or • Other equivalent qualification(s) All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications. Apply directly at
Career Path Graduates from the Level 6 programme may apply for advanced entry on a range of level 7 or level 8 degree programmes in many universities or technological universities around the country. Alternatively, graduates may seek immediate employment in a range of business or marketing areas. The Pre-University Business option will allow students to progress to third level colleges and universities like Maynooth University, TCD, UCD, NCI, Technological University of the Shannon, TUD-Blanchardstown/City Campus/ Tallaght, DCU, Dundalk Institute of Technology. Business Graduates can also apply for entry on the over 175 places in First Arts in Maynooth University reserved for QQI entrants. EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION: DKIT: DK816 Business (Level 8), DK710 Business and Management (Level 7) DCU: DC111 Business Studies (Level 8) TUD: TU903 Business and Management (Level 8), TU772 Business (Level 7) TCD: TR081 BESS – Business, Economics and Social Studies BESS (Level 8) Maynooth University: MH404 Business (Level 8) UCD: DN650 Commerce (Level 8) DCU: DC240 Marketing Innovation and Technology (MINT) (Level 8), DC110 International Business (Level 8), DC189 Global Challenges (Level 8, DC112/113/114/116 Global Business (Level 8) DC231 International Relations (Level 8) NCI: NC009 Business (Level 8) TUD – Blanchardstown: TU902 Business (Level 8) Maynooth University: MH412 Business and Sports Science (Level 8), MH101 Arts (Level 8)
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Dunboyne College of Further Education

01 8015968
Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland

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