Business - Wexford Campus

Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus

 

Course Name Business - Wexford Campus
Course Provider Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus
Alternative Provider(s) Institute of Technology Carlow - Wexford Campus
Course Code CW006
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Carlow Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Wexford Town
Duration 2 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+5 O6/H7

English or Irish: O6/H7
Maths: O6/H7

Second Chance Maths Exam
Institute of Technology Carlow will hold a Mathematics examination for applicants who have applied through CAO for any of the following programmes that require certain mini...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus Points for Higher Level Mathematics
A bonus of 25 points continues to be allocated to applicants who achieve a Grade H6 or better in higher Mathematics. This means that the maximum cumulative Leaving Certificate points total will increase from...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Expand+Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme
Entry requirements – Honours Bachelor Degrees – NFQ Level 8
Institute of Technology Carlow awards points for results in the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules. This link module can be ...

QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+Revised Scoring for QQI-FET Awards
The maximum possible points awarded through QQI-FET is 390. The scoring system only applies where all of the requirements for the major award are met i.e. where the named component awards specified have been achiev...

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Alternative Entry

Expand+Non-Standard Applications
Applications will also be considered from applicants holding qualifications other than Leaving Certificate. Such applicants should also apply via the CAO. Applicants should tick the relevant box/ boxes for special categorie...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 10
Course Fee

Expand+Schedule of Fees 2020/21 Undergraduates

* Fees may be subject to change in 2021/22.

Certificate Year 1
Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contribution NIL Total Due NIL
Non Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contr...

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Financial Support

Expand+Grant Information
All students are required to pay the Student Contribution Fee. Students who do not have the means to afford this payment are entitled to apply for assistance in the form of a grant from the government. The Department of Education a...

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+What is Business?
This course prepares graduates for a career in the broad business field. Students develop skills in the core areas of business including: management, marketing, economics, information technology and law. The applied nature of the ...

Subjects Taught What subjects will I study?
YEAR 1
Mandatory Subjects
Communications and Customer Service
Information Technology
Financial Accounting 1
Economics 1
Management
Business Mathematics

YEAR 2
Mandatory Subjects
IT and Digital Media
Management Accounting
Business Law
Marketing

Plus Two Electives
Tourism
Economics 2
Financial Accounting 2 (including Computerised Accounts)
Comment SPECIAL FEATURES
• Graduates of this course may choose from a wide range of businessrelated Level 7 and Level 8 courses at Wexford Campus and other thirdlevel colleges.

• Focus on enhancement of information technology and digital skills.

• Emphasis on employability skills throughout the course.

• The course aids students in making the transition to higher education via an induction programme and modules in study skills, library resources and academic writing.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
Graduates of the course are qualified to work in roles such as:
• Customer service
• Financial services
• Administrative role
• Marketing
• Insurance
• Junior management
• Accounts.

Further Studi...

Further Enquiries Programme Director
Ailish O’Brien BComm (Hons), HDE, MBA
E: ailish.obrien@itcarlow.ie
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Points History
Year Points
2020 145
2019 153
2018 129