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Accountancy, Business & Taxation

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Rathmines College of Further Education

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Course overview

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

Course Description

The course aims to develop accountancy, business and taxation skills and prepares students for direct employment in the business, accounting and taxation sectors.

What will you Study?

Work Experience (5N1356)
Business Administration Skills (5N1610)
Spreadsheet Methods (5N1977)
Accounting Manual & Computerised (5N1348)
Taxation (5N1421)
Applied Economics (5N1350)
Financial Services (5N1383)
Word Processing (5N1358)








Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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CAO with Any QQI Major Award

To view additional CAO courses which this specific course may lead to, click on one of the Award Codes below:

Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
BBSXX 5M2102

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Further Research

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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Data Steward / Data Manager   Estimator / Cost Engineer  
Business Analyst   Business Consultant  
Health & Safety Officer   Accounts Team Leader  
Data Protection Officer   Chartered Secretary  
Management Consultant   Managing Director  
Project Manager   Charity Officer  
Recruitment Consultant   General Manager  
Management Associate   Business Adviser  
Arts agent / Promoter   Industrial Relations Officer  
Financial Adviser   Company Secretary  
Financial Trader   Hotel General Manager  
Operations Research Analyst   Economist / Economist EU  
Occupational Psychologist   Human Resources Business Partner / HRBP  
HR Director - Human Resources   Human Resources / Personnel Manager  
Equality Officer   Personnel Officer  
Staff Relations Official   Hospitality Manager  
Personnel Manager    Financial Management / Accounting Assistant - EU  
Auditor - EU   Actuary  
Fund Administrator   Fund Accountant  
Fund Supervisor   Fund Manager  
Management Accountant   Accounts Assistant  
Credit Controllers   Tax Accountant  
Accounting Technician   Tax Inspector  
Auditor   Taxation Consultant  
Accountant   Accounts Administrator  
Stockbroker   Debt Collector  
Forensic Accountant   Financial Controller  

Related Career Sectors

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.
Accountancy & Taxation
Business Organisation & Management
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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