Accounting Payroll & Financial Studies

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Accounting Payroll & Financial Studies
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M2102 BSA4
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

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This course is designed to enable the learner to develop a keen understanding of principles and practices of the maintenance of financial records, both manually and using integrated accounting software. Learners will gain the knowled...

FET Code 5M2102 - Business Studies
Duration 1 year full-time.
Comment Qualifications Obtained
5M2102 QQI Level 5 Business Studies.
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Course Fee QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Administration Fee € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for PLC maintenance grants, which are means tested. For further details, visit or where applications can be made online or downloaded.
Application Date

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Subjects Taught Areas of study to include:
Accounting – Manual & Computerised
Legal Practice and Procedures
Payroll – Manual & Computerised
Business Administration Skills
Bookkeeping – Manual & Computerised
Spreadsheet Methods
Word Processing
Financial Services
Work Experience
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or equivalent is the standard entry requirement for Level 5 courses. Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI Level 4 Award are also acceptable on the majority of Level 5 courses.

Some courses have subject specific requirements and these will be noted on relevant course pages.

A QQI Level 5 award or equivalent in a relevant subject area is the standard entry requirement for Level 6 Advanced Certificate courses.
Assessment Method How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Examinations
• Project Work or Assignments
• Skills Tests
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Careers or Further Progression

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Accounting, Payroll & Financial Studies graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Accounts Assistant
Payroll Assistant
Clerical Assistant

Further Enquiries Monaghan Institute Education Campus,
Armagh Road,
Tel. 047-84900
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