Business in Office Administration

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Business in Office Administration
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG105
Course Type Higher Education CAO
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Duration 2 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+As an exception to the normal minimum entry requirements set out below, Mathematics are not a requirement for this programme.

Higher Certificate/level 6 And Ordinary Degree/level 7
Five grade O6/H7. Leaving Certificate subjects must include Math...

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

Expand+Scoring System for Eligible Applicants who hold QQI FET/FETAC Awards
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.

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Mature Applicants

Expand+IT Sligo welcomes applications from mature students. Up to 20% of places on courses in the Institute are reserved for mature applicants. We recognise the valuable life and work experience that they bring to the courses they undertake.

From your pe...

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...

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

Expand+A Student Contribution (registration) fee of €3,000 (2019/20) 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 elements...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content Programme Description:
Offering a comprehensive study of office administration, this course includes a strong focus on IT and business applications. Students explore business management and law, finance for business and the challenges of working as part of a team. The programme provides an interactive learning experience with a focus on practical laboratory classes, case studies and problem-based learning.
Subjects Taught

Expand+Course Structure:
Over the two-year programme, students undertake five mandatory and one elective module during each semester, including a language and a politics option.

Year One: The first year focuses on providing the student with foundation...

Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities:
Graduates work as clerical assistants, secretaries / receptionists, financial assistants, bank officials, business managers, office managers and customer care officers.

Further Study Opportunities:
Graduates may progress to a variety of business or marketing degree courses at IT Sligo or at other higher education institutions.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 915 5379
Points History
Year Points
2019 112
2018 108
2017 100