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CW037 CEY
Business - Common Entry (Wexford Campus)

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Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in this level.

Awards at this level recognised by the National Framework of Qualifications may lead to 3rd level progression opportunities.

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Qualifications at this level prepare for occupations that involve using the skills and knowledge learned alongside existing workers in 'real world' environments.  Examples include restaurant managers, electricians, engineering technicians, legal secretaries, hairdressers, and web developers.

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3 Years
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This three-year degree programme provides an academic qualification for anyone interested in a career in business or digital marketing.

The first two years cover foundational business subjects including: business mathematics; marketing; IT and digital media; communications and customer service; financial accounting; information technology; management and economics. 

In Year 3, students opt to specialise in a business or a digital marketing stream.

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The first two years of this course will be common - at year three students will choose between the Business and the Digital Marketing options.


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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Graduates of the business stream are qualified for a wide range of business roles including management, marketing and financial services, administration, retail management and business computing. Graduates of the digital marketing stream will have the necessary knowledge and skills to work in businesses with the added value of specialised digital marketing skills and knowledge.



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