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Blackrock Further Education Institute

Blackrock Further Education Institute


 

Business Studies


Course Code:  5M2102
Award Code(s):  5M2102
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
Do you want to gain a solid grounding in the fundamentals of business with a view to identifying the specialist area that best suits you? Have you an entrepreneurial flair? Are you looking to gain employment in the diverse business environment? Or do you see yourself progressing to get a Business Degree?

This qualification covers the major functional areas of business including Finance, Marketing, Human Resources and Management and will provide you with the opportunity to advance your career.

 

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.

Year 1:
Accounting
Law & Insurance
Applied Economics
Statistics
Entrepreneurship
Spreadsheet Methods
Marketing Practice
Work Experience

Year 2:
Business Management
Marketing Management
Financial Reporting
Human Resources Management
Employment Law
Financial Services
Leadership
Work Experience

 

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Progression Routes

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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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