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Legal Studies

Course Code(s):  5M2102
QQI Award Code:  5M2102 Business Studies
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2102
QQI Award Code 5M2102 Business Studies
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course helps students to develop skills vital to gain employment in a wide range of financial and legal firms.

What will you Study?

Business Law 5N2091
Marketing Practice 5N1400
Insurance and Banking
Word Processing 5N1358
Computerised Book-keeping
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Applied Economics 5N1350
Digital Marketing 5N1364
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Progression to CAO Courses

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This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
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