Pre-University Business

Business Studies 5M2102

what is pre-university business?

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. Either of these qualifications can be used to progress to certificate and degree programmes in IT colleges or universities. There is now a QQI Level 6 Certificate available in this area.

course content

The following modules will be offered in 2016 subject to availability and demand:

  • Marketing Practice
  • Communications
  • Accounting (Manual & Computerised)
  • Work Experience
  • Business Administration
  • Word Processing
  • Applied Economics
  • Business Law
  • Mathematics
  • Financial Services

certification

QQI Level 5 in Business Studies 5M2102

career opportunities

Graduates may pursue a diploma or degree in many universities or IT colleges around the country or, alternatively, may seek immediate employment in a range of business or marketing concerns. 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 universities like Maynooth University, UCD, DCU and DIT to pursue business, marketing, finance or commerce options. For example, DIT has many places on all of their business programmes and 450 in total in the college.

entry requirements

  • Leaving Cert or LCA
  • Mature Students of all backgrounds
  • Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.

Apply directly here.