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Administrative people are interested in work that offers security and a sense of being part of a larger process. They may be at their most productive under supervisors who give clear guidelines and while performing routine tasks in a methodical and reliable way.

They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.

CAO (Higher Education)

Degree - Honours Bachelor

Business Studies

Dublin City University - DCU
Dublin City University - DCU
Course Code
DC111
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
3 - 4 Years
Attendence
Full Time
CAO Points 2019 r2
463
Points Change

Course Summary

Business Studies DC111
Business Studies DC111
Business Studies DC111
Business Studies DC111

This course is designed to give students an introduction to all aspects of business. Core subjects and skills are studied in the first two years and include Economics, Accounting, Marketing, IT, Law, HR Management, Industrial Relations

Students then specialise in one of the five areas: Human Resource Management, Business Economics, Finance Marketing or Management.

Course Details

College Link > DC111 - Business Studies

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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QQI FET/FETAC Links

PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

Search for PLC Courses offering these awards
(Click on the Codes)

Note: Information for 2019 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
BMXXX 5M2069 Marketing
BBSXX 5M2102 Business Studies
BBSIT 5M2111 International Trade
BBSAX 5M2468 Business Administration

Points Calculator for QQI Awards:
Details of the QQI scoring system and a points calculator can be found  HERE

The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.

Enterprising

Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and are drawn to commerce, trade and making deals. Some pursue sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or in management roles in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.

Administrative

Administrative people are interested in work that offers security and a sense of being part of a larger process. They may be at their most productive under supervisors who give clear guidelines and while performing routine tasks in a methodical and reliable way.

They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.

Career Progression

An INTRA year is offered where students have a paid 11 month work placement. Students may also choose to study abroad for one year at one of DCU Business School’s top partner universities in Europe. Graduates find careers in the areas of Management, Marketing, Economics, E-commerce, Financial Services, Human Resource Management, Education and Start Your Own Business.

Further Research

Qualifax
Qualifax Course Page

Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)

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