Advanced Certificate in Business
QQI Level 6 6M4985

Advanced Certificate in Business Studies Course - Dublin

Our Advanced Certificate in Business Studies at BFEI, located in Blackrock village, Co.Dublin is a QQ1 Level 6 course.

Have you achieved a QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business Studies or an equivalent award and want to further develop your business skills? Have you a desire to gain a more in-depth understanding of key business areas or would you like to start your own business?

This qualification provides an in-depth understanding of the main business areas: Accounting, Marketing, Business Management, and Entrepreneurship, offering you the opportunity to advance your career in your chosen area of interest by providing advanced entry to Business Studies Degree programmes.

Course Code BUS2
Duration 1 Year
Number of Places 20
Contact Hours 25
Days per WK 5 Days

Is this course for you?

Do you want to gain a solid grounding in the fundamentals of business with a view to identifying the specialist area that best suits you? Have you an entrepreneurial flair? Are you looking to gain employment in the diverse business environment? Or do you see yourself progressing to get a Business Degree? This qualification covers the major functional areas of business including Finance, Marketing, Human Resources and Management and will provide you with the opportunity to advance your career.

What will I study?

The following modules are included on the course:

  • Strategic Management
  • Business Management
  • Finance
  • Leadership
  • Marketing Communications
  • Human Resources Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Work Experience

Entry Requirements

  • Direct applications to Year 2 are welcome from holders of a QQI Level 5 in Business or equivalent.

Assessment and Certification

  • This course is certified by QQI.
  • Assessment is based on a combination of project work submitted during the year and exams.
  • Learners who successfully complete the course will be awarded a QQI level 6 Advanced Certificate in Business (6M4985).

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of this course, you can pursue careers in a range of areas including:

  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • General Administration and Management
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Sales Management

Companies who have hired BFEI graduates include:

  • AIB


Having completed the course, you will be eligible to apply for:

Advanced entry to 2nd year Bachelor of Business Applied Entrepreneurship, Institute of Art Design & Technology (IADT) Dún Laoghaire

BA (Hons) in Business, National College of Ireland -

Check out the updated BFEI CAO Progression Pathways Chart with new progression options included for TCD, NUI Maynooth and University of Limerick.  CAO data shows that many BFEI graduates from 2021/2022 secured excellent CAO offers.

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