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Pre-University Business Law

Dunboyne College of Further Education
Dunboyne College of Further Education
Course Code
Career Zone
NFQ Type
1 Year
Full Time

Course Summary

This one-year course will aim to prepare participants for entrance into law and arts programmes in Irish universities and colleges. It also prepares students to work both in a legal environment in Ireland and abroad as well as in the legal departments of the business world. This law course option is available with additional modules in Business Administration, Applied Economics and Accounting Manual and Computerised. This course will also help those who want to study legal, business or combination courses in ITs or universities.

Course Details

College Link > 5M3789 - Pre-University Business Law

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

To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website

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This course does not appear to accept applicants with Further Education and Training (FET) awards. Please check with the college directly - sometimes this data is not published openly, or special arrangements may be available.

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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 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.


The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.

Career Progression

There are places in UCC, DCU, DIT, Maynooth University incl. St. Patrick’s College Maynooth, Waterford IT, Carlow IT, IT Tallaght, NUIG, DBS, Shannon College, Letterkenny IT on law courses and there are now over 140 places in First Arts in Maynooth University, 25 places in UCD as well as numerous places in DCU, UCC, Mater Dei, and many local IT colleges for students who hold a QQI qualification in Pre-law. There are also other opportunities in law or legal studies programmes in third level colleges all around Ireland and in the UK. We have, for example, a very close link with Bangor University in Wales. There are also opportunities in travel and tourism, European administration, local heritage concerns as well as in the business world through insurance, banking, or international trade.

Further Research

Qualifax Course Page

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

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