Pre-University Business with Law Course in Dublin


 Business Studies and Accounting / DFEI / Dublin / 3716 views

This one year course is an excellent foundation for those students wishing to study Business and/or Accountancy, Legal or combination degree courses in UCD, DCU, NUI Maynooth and other Universities and has a superb record of student progression to third level.

This course is designed to give students an in-depth knowledge of concepts relevant to the business/legal world with an emphasis on Accounting, Economics and Criminal Law. By combining IT components with business concepts, students will also gain the skills to meet the increasing demands from employers for graduates with hard and soft skills.  Graduates are equipped with the analytical and advocacy skills that arise from a legal training combined with the numeracy and financial literacy of a business degree.

Entry Requirements
One of the following:
Leaving Certificate
A Level 4 QQI Award
Mature applicants are welcome

Course Modules

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Business Law
  • Legal Practice and Procedures
  • Spreadsheets
  • Word Processing
  • Work Experience
  • Communications
  • Mathematics (Optional)
  • Criminal Law
  • Module Information
  • Certification
  • Level 5 QQI Award Business Studies (5M2102)

Special Features
Visits to the Criminal Courts of Justice
Professional Guest lecturers
Attendance at Google Digital Garage events

Progression Opportunities
DFEI Graduates may progress to the Level 6 QQI Advanced Certificate in Office Management at DFEI.

Elsewhere: Graduates are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme to a wide range of business related higher certificate and degree programmes, at Universities, Institutes of Technology and Technological Universities.  Examples are shown below.

Progression Examples

University College Dublin

  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • BA Arts
  • BA Humanities
  • Bachelor of Civil Law

Dublin City University

  • BA in Accounting and Finance
  • BSc in Marketing, Innovation and Technology
  • BA in Economics and Law

TU Dublin – City Campus (formerly DIT)

  • BSc in Marketing
  • BSc in Business and Management
  • BSc in Business and Law
  • BSc in Human Resource Management

Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology

  • Bachelor of Business Studies

National University of Ireland Maynooth

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • BBS in Business and Accounting
  • BBS in Management
  • University College Cork
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Law

Trinity College Dublin

  • Bachelor of Law
  • BBS in Business Studies
  • BA in Business, Economic and Social Studies (BESS)

Career Paths
Graduates of this course may pursue careers in a wide range of areas including: accountancy, business administration, customer service, banking and finance, sales and marketing, human resources, legal, retail and information technology.

  • Course Type : QQI Level 5
  • Duration : 1 year
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