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Cavan Institute

Cavan Institute


 

Business Studies


Course Code(s):  5M2102 CI061BS
QQI Award Code:  5M2102 Business Studies
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course is designed to give students an indepth knowledge of concepts relevant to the business world with an emphasis on accounting, administration, marketing and computing. It is ideal for students who wish to pursue further studies in Business Studies at level 6 or higher.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Business Administration
Marketing Practice
Communications
Work Experience
Applied Economics
Business Law
Accounting -
Manual and Computerised Bookkeeping - Manual and Computerised
Word Processing
Spreadsheet Methods
Choice of French/German or Spanish ab initio

 

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Progression Routes

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