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Course Description

This 2-year part time programme (5M2102) facilitates the learner to explore business subject areas, with emphasis on marketing. The award will equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to operate effectively in a range of marketing related contexts using the principles and concepts underpinning marketing practice.


Year 1: Marketing Practice | Applied Economics | Customer Service

Year 2: Business Administration | Database | Communications | Work Experience


On successful completion of this Programme, learners may progress to the QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Business Management. The QQI Level 5 award facilitates entry, on a competitive basis, to a Higher Certificate in the  Technological University of the Shannon (TUS) Athlone.  Learners may also apply to other third-level institutions under the Higher Education Links Scheme, or as a mature learner. The Programme will enhance opportunities in securing an apprenticeship in Financial Services, Accounting Technician, or Insurance Practitioner.


€60 (€20 per module, Certification Fee)

Career Options

Holders of a QQI Level 5 Business Studies Certificate may seek employment in a clerical capacity in a wide range of business settings.

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or equivalent standard of education. Basic computer experience desirable. Learners will be subject to an online assessment.


Every Friday from 9:30am to 2pm. Commencing September 2022 to May 2023.


Maura Burke on 057 9349424 or email