Business - Year 2

TUS - Athlone Campus


Course Name Business - Year 2
Course Provider TUS - Athlone Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 110922 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Online or Distance, Weekend, Blended
Location (Districts) Athlone
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

Expand+Commencing Monday, September 12th 2021

Induction for the 2022/2023 academic year takes place (online via Zoom) on Saturday 10th September from 930am to 1pm. In advance, you will be required to review Pre Induction reading material, available to yo...

Duration 1 year

Monday 7 pm to 9 pm
Wednesday 7 pm to 10 pm

Plus 4 Saturdays per semester Online (9 am – 1 pm).

For online programmes, lectures will be delivered online and recordings of lectures will be available to view in the student’s own time.


Semester 1 (2022)
October 1st
October 15th
November 19th
December 3rd
Course Fee Programme Fee €2350
Entry Requirements Applicants must have completed one of the following or a recognised equivalent (must be 60 ECTS at NFQ Level 6 to be considered):

Level 6 Major Award in Business Studies (FETAC or QQI)
Certificate in Supervisory Management and Team Leadership with AIT
Course Content The Higher Certificate in Business offers a wide range of business-related subjects including Accounting, Economics, Management, Marketing and Human Resource Management.

This programme is an advanced entry programme, that is direct entry into year two Higher Certificate in Business, that leads to the award of Higher Certificate in Business – 120 ECTS.
Subjects Taught

Expand+The Higher Certificate in Business is a widely recognised and highly regarded award in business.

This programme will provide participants with the essential skills and practical knowledge required to facilitate success in any business situation.

Assessment Method The programme’s assessments will be a combination of final examinations and continuous assessments.
Number of Credits 60 ECTS
Careers or Further Progression Progression from the Higher Certificate in Business Studies is on to the Level 7 Bachelor of Business Studies.

On successful completion, students are eligible to apply and progress to the Level 8 Bachelor of Business Studies. On successful completion, students are eligible to apply and progress to a Level 9 Postgraduate Diploma in various disciplines or Masters of Business Studies in Research.
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Call 090 648 3050
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