The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to develop the required knowledge, skills and competence in business studies in order to meet the standards set by the awarding body in the award specification for Business Studies 5M2102 level 5.
Please refer to Programme Descriptor for Programme Objectives
QQI Business Studies – 5M2102
NFQ Level 4 or equivalent when accessing a Level 5 programme.
CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 5 courses for those whose first language is not English
Mature learner entry requirements available via the local ETB pathway
Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA Applicants and may be subject to full international fees (Please refer to Information for International Learners) *Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.
|Work Experience||Work Experience (5N1356)||QQI|
|Communications Level 5||Communications (5N0690)||QQI|
|Business Administration||Business Administration Skills (5N1610)||QQI|
|Database Methods||Database Methods (5N0783)||QQI|
|Marketing Practice||Marketing Practice (5N1400)||QQI|
|Spreadsheet Methods||Spreadsheet Methods (5N1977)||QQI|
|Applied Economics||Applied Economics (5N1350)||QQI|
|Word Processing||Word Processing (5N1358)||QQI|
|Accounting – Manual & Computerised (5N1348)||Accounting Manual & Computerised (5N1348)||QQI|
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competencies to
work independently and under supervision in a range of business sectors and contexts and or to
progress to further and or higher education and training.