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Digital Marketing & Entrepreneurship

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

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Course overview

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

Course Description

Online business has seen rapid development over the last number of years. Whether it is an E-commerce, social networking or non - profit making website; individuals and businesses alike are seeing the potential of the Internet as a marketing and communications tool. This course will encourage the development of key personal, social and technical skills needed to work in this ever changing environment.

What will you Study?

eBusiness Studies 5N1369
Entrepreneurial Skills 5N1951
Web Authoring 5N1910
Business Administration Skills 5N1610
Customer Service 5N0972
Work Experience 5N1356
Digital Marketing 5N1364
Database Methods 5N0783
Marketing Practice 5N1400
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977

Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths as an extra module.
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

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BBSXX 5M2102

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Related Career Sectors

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Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
Media & Publishing
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