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Advanced Certificate in Business

Introduction

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 already got a QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business Studies or an equivalent award and want to further develop your business? 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.

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
  • TESCO

Course Structure

Core Elements
  • Advanced Certificate in Business
  • Business Management
  • Marketing Communications
  • Finance
  • Human Resources Management
  • Professional Presentation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership
  • Work Experience
  • Course Code

  • BUS2
  • Duration

  • 1 Year – full time September to May
  • Number of Places

  • 60
  • Number of contact hours per week

  • 25
  • Timetable contact

  • 5 days
Testimonial

I am extremely happy with the year I spent doing the Business Studies Course at BFEI. All of the classes were very interactive and the teachers were all more than happy to give extra assistance. This course has provided me with a diverse set of skills which I can take into my future business educational endeavours. I would definitely recommend this course for anyone looking to getting into a Level 8 course. I am now studying for the Business, Economics & Social Studies (BESS) Degree at Trinity College.

- Ronan O’Reilly, Business Studies Graduate, 2019 -

Support Elements
  • Career Advice
  • CV Preparation
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).

Progression

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

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 2019/2020 secured excellent CAO offers.

 

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Entry Requirements

Applicants must have successfully completed the Certificate in Business Studies, or hold an equivalent qualification at QQI Level 5 (subject to having completed relevant modules).

Application Process

Places will be offered, on a first come basis, subject to the applicant meeting the entry requirements and subject to a place being available.  Apply on-line for free.

Fees

At course commencement, students are required to pay for books, exams, €200 PLC Government Levy (unless exempt), a Student Services fee and where applicable professional body registration fees.  There are no tuition fees for EU students.

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