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|QQI Award Code:||5M2102 Business Studies|
|QQI Award Code||5M2102 Business Studies|
Chinas rapid and sustainable economic growth has seen it become the worlds largest economy.
Chinas 1.3 billion people have begun a process of integration into the global economy, particularly since joining the World Trade Organisation in 2001. Chinas opening up has meant increasing linkages with the rest of the world, as reflected in its rising share in world trade, offering export opportunities for Irish companies. China is expected to become Ireland's fourth biggest trading partner by 2030 (Enterprise Ireland (2013) Access China- A Guide to Doing Business in China.)
This course is designed for students who would like to gain skills, knowledge and confidence to do business in and with contemporary China. It provides participants with the knowledge of wider cultural and social issues that underline many aspects of business practice in modern China as well as offering Mandarin Chinese language training.
Students on this course will be equipped with the relevant skills and knowledge to cope with the rapidly changing needs of the international employment market.
What will you Study?
Chinese Language - Mandarin
Accounting - Manual and Computerised
Business Administration Skills 5N1610
Applied Economics 5N1350
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Business Law 5N2091
Word Processing 5N1358
Work Experience 5N1356
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.
This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.
To view CAO courses to which any Major Award (including this one) provides a possible Progression route, click below:
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College Website Course Page
Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)Qualifax Course Page
Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)
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