Higher Certificate Business CW906
- NFQ Level 6
- 2 Years
- Further Studies
- Career Prospects
- Entry Requirements
What is the Course about?
Business touches on almost every aspect of modern human society. At undergraduate level students can gain a foundation in many of these aspects of the business world, before choosing a specialisation.
This two-year programme provides an academic qualification for anyone interested in a career in business and management. This Higher Certificate in Business equips students with a broad skill-base ensuring graduates will have a wide range of career options. The programme provides a basic business foundation covering core subjects including: financial accounting; economics; management; business applications; marketing and business law.
- The Higher Certificate in Business provides students with the flexibility to choose a business career or progress to further study.
What follow-on study opportunities are available?
Graduates of this certificate programme will be eligible to progress to Year 3 of the Bachelor of Business (Honours) programme (CW908) and can chose a speciality from one of the following: Marketing (MKT) International Business (INT); Supply Chain Management (SCM); Finance and Accounting (FAC) or Business Management (BMT) or Human Resource Management (HRM). Graduates can also enter Year 3 of the Bachelor of Business (Honours) Wexford (CW018) or progress to Year 2 of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting (CW948).
What exemptions will I receive?-
What will I be able to do when I finish the course?
At certificate level, graduates may expect to work in roles such as: trainee manager; personal assistant; accounts assistant; customer services assistant; bank official; sales representative and many other similar roles.
What are the minimum entry requirements?
- 5 subjects at Ordinary Level Grade O6 or Higher Level Grade H7 or better.
- English or Irish at Ordinary Level Grade O6 or Higher Level Grade H7 or better.
- Mathematics at Ordinary Level Grade O6 or Higher Level Grade H7 or better.
Mature applicants will be assessed on an individual basis and may be interviewed.
Business Applications 1
Writing, Editing and Research Skills
Business Applications II
Financial Accounting 2
Human Resource Management
Supply Chain Management
For Further Information ContactProgramme Director
Sharon McDonald, BA, MEd,MA