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Accountancy, Business & Taxation

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

Year 1:
Accounting Manual and Computerised 5N1348
Taxation
Financial Services
Payroll Manual and Computerised 5N1546
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Applied Economics 5N1350
Entrepreneurial Skills 5N1951
Work Experience 5N1356
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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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
BBSXX 5M2102

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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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