Business - Year 1

TUS - Athlone Campus


Course Name Business - Year 1
Course Provider TUS - Athlone Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 52640 (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 2022

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 €2,350 per annum
Entry Requirements Mature applicant or Grade O6 at ordinary level in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate examinations. Two of these subjects must be mathematics and a language (English or Irish). Or any QQI level 5 qualification is acceptable or Recognition of Prior Learning.
Course Content

Expand+Gain the business skills and knowledge for a career in industry, commerce or the public sector.

This programme delivers business knowledge and skills which form the basis for a career in industry, commerce or the public service. You will gain an u...

Subjects Taught Year 1
Financial Accounting A
Computer Applications
Learning and Development for Higher Education
Financial Accounting B
Business Mathematics
Business Management
Entrepreneurial Skills
Number of Credits 60 ECTS
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Progression from the Higher Certificate in Business Studies Year 1 is on to the Higher Certificate in Business Studies Year 2.

On successful completion, students are eligible to apply to the Level 7 Bachelor of Business Studies. On successful comp...

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