Business - Online

Institute of Technology Sligo

 

Course Name Business - Online
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG103
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Online, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Duration 2 years online
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Five grade O6/H7.

Leaving Certificate subjects must include Mathematics and English or Irish.

F2 Foundation Math accepted
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus Points for Maths
25 additional points will be awarded for higher level Mathematics at grades H6 and above.

* Some courses do not require Mathematics as an entry requirement, while others have certain exemptions or honours requirements – p...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP
LCVP modules can be counted as one of the passes required when considering LCE entry requirements for IT Sligo courses. CAO points are awarded as follows:

Level Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information Points
A full QQI FET/FETAC Level 5 or 6 major award will have a minimum credit value of 120.
Component awards, or achievement of less than 120 credits, do not constitute a full award.
All QQI FET/FETAC Level 5 and Level 6 awards will be scored using the best 120 credits to deliver a maximum of 390 points regardless of whether they were achieved before or after the introduction of CAS. The scoring process is outlined on the CAO website at www.CAO.ie
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants Mature Applicants

Entry Requirements
The sole criterion for qualification as a mature applicant is age. You are required to be over 23 on 1st January of the calendar year of application. Applications should be made through the CAO in the usual way.

A full QQI FET/FETAC (Level 5 or 6) award.
Alternative Entry

Expand+The Minimum Entry Requirements For Applicants From Northern Ireland (GCE AS, A2, AVCE, Double Award, BTEC) Are:
Applicants must have a recognised award at Level 3 on the UK framework of qualifications. GCE AS and A Level, NVQ Level 3, Advanced Diplo...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 30
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support

Expand+A Student Contribution (registration) fee of €3,000 (2021/22) is payable by all students who do not qualify for a grant or scholarship. SUSI, Student Universal Support Ireland, provides financial support to eligible students. There are two elemen...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION:
The Higher Certificate in Business is a two-year, flexible, full-time programme, which offers the student a qualification in general business, culminating in a widely recognised and highly regarded award. All lectures will be...

Subjects Taught Course Format
Semester 1

Title Credits
Business Mathematics 10
Personal Effectiveness & Employability 10
Introduction to Business (Mangement and marketing) 10

Semester 2

Title Credits
Introduction to Economics 10
Business Management 10
Market Research 10

Semester 3

Title Credits
Introduction to Financial Accounting 10
Law 10
Computer Applications 1 10

Semester 4

Title Credits
Management Accounting 10
Organisational Behaviour 10
Computer Application 2 10
Comment SPECIAL FEATURES
Attending lectures is made easy with our online learning environment. Engage in discussions, live chat and interact with fellow students and lecturers.

Unable to attend? That is no problem, recorded sessions are available within hours, so students can watch back at a time that suits.

Students can also access a wide range of student supports that are available to them.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Learners will acquire the broad business skills that will enable them to obtain employment across a wide range of business environments at administrative or junior entry level or improve their work skills.

This established ...

Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 931 8510
E: admissions@itsligo.ie
www.itsligo.ie/SG103