QQI level 6 – Award in Business – Code 6M5013
1 Year Full-time, Mornings & Two Afternoons


This course offers students the opportunity to acquire a major QQI level 6 award in Advanced Business Studies 6M5013, focusing on supervisory roles in any administrative environment.

The course aims to provide a programme of study that is suitable for those already working in any business or those who have already completed an award at level 5 in a relevant business area such as financial services, banking, office administration, business and payroll, retail or other such courses.

The course aims to equip students with the academic skills necessary to succeed in their first year at university.

Entry Requirements          

  • Leaving Cert/Leaving Cert Applied or its equivalent. 
  • For mature students, work experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.

Programme of Study

Elective Modules

  • Marketing Communications
  • Safety Management
  • Business Management

Core Modules

  • Administration Practice
  • Spreadsheets
  • Project Management
  • Communications
  • Personal & Professional Development
Modules offered may be subject to change due to resource demands.

Work Experience

There is a minimum of two weeks’ work experience placement included in this course. This work experience may be in any business setting.

Employment and Progression Opportunities

Graduates may wish to enter or remain in employment. Types of employment opportunities include supervising a small team in a large or small office environment in any business setting. Graduates who achieve the required standard may progress to further studies in Technical Universities, IADT and NCI. Examples of progression courses include:

  • TUD, DT315 Business Studies
  • TU Tallaght, TA111 Accounting and Finance