Course Description

Pre-University Business

Dunboyne College of Further Education

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.
These qualifications can be used to progress to certificate and degree programmes in Technological Universities or
universities. There are QQI Level 6 Certificate available in this area.

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

• Marketing Practice
• Communications
• Accounting (Manual and Computerised)
• Business Administration Skills
• Work Experience
• Word Processing
• Applied Economics
• Mathematics
• Language option
• Taxation
• Start Your Own Business

• Level 5 Business Studies 5M2102 or 5M0828

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Course Code 5M2102
College Name Dunboyne College of Further Education
Course Category Business, Business Studies
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Start Date 17th September 2024
Course End Date 23rd May 2025
Course Duration One Year
Course Times Full time
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding QQI Level 5 in Business Studies 5M2102
Entry Requirements ENTRY REQUIREMENTS • Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or; • Mature Students or; • Other equivalent qualifications All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications. Apply directly at
Career Path Graduates may pursue a degree in many universities or technological universities around the country or, alternatively, may seek immediate employment in a range of business or marketing areas. 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 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: DCU: DC111 Business Studies (Level 8, 3-4 Years) , DC240 Marketing Innovation and Technology (MINT) (Level 8, 4 Years), DC110 International Business (Level 8, 4 Years), DC189 Global Challenges (Level 8, 4 Years), DC112/113/114/116 Global Business (Level 8, 4 Years) DKIT: DK816 Business (Level 8, 4 Years) TCD: TR081 BESS – Business, Economics and Social Studies BESS (Level 8, 4 Years) Maynooth University: MH404 Business (Level 8, 3-4 Years), MH412 Business and Sports Science (Level 8, 4 Years), MH101 Arts (Level 8, 4 years) UCD: DN650 Commerce (Level 8, 3-4 Years) DCU: DC231 International Relations (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD – City Campus: TU903 Business and Management (Level 8, 4 years) TUD – Blanchardstown: TU902 Business (Level 8, 4Years) NCI: NC009 Business (Level 8, 3 years)
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Dunboyne College of Further Education

01 8015968
Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland

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Dunboyne College of Further Education
Dunboyne Business Park
Dunboyne, Meath
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