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Drogheda Institute of Further Education

Drogheda Institute of Further Education

Business Studies with Accounting


Course Code:  5M2468
Award Code(s):  5M2468
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This one year course is designed to provide an excellent foundation for students wishing to advance to Business Degree Programmes in Third Level Institutes of Technology or Universities.

Modules such as accounting, economics, mathematics and business administration are core to this course and will give students who do gain a place on a degree programme a distinct advantage. This course also provides learners wishing to directly enter employment the knowledge and key skills to do so.

 

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.

Word Processing
Accounting (Manual and Computerised)
Applied Economics
Mathematics
Computer Applications
Payroll (Manual and Computerised)
Business Administration
Spreadsheet Methods
Business Law
Communications
Work Preparation and Experience

 

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