Business/Pre-University Commerce (Level 5)

This course covers a wide range of subjects for those who wish to study at Third Level or find employment in the Business area.


One year, full time.


  • Applied Economics (5N1350)
  • Business Administration Skills (5N1610)
  • Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised (5N1354)
  • Digital Marketing (5N1364)
  • Business Law (5N2091)
  • Mathematics (5N1833)
  • Work Experience (5N1356)
  • Communications (5N0690)


NFQ Level 5 award made by QQI 5M2102 Business Studies.

Career Options

Students may wish to study Business at Third Level or gain employment in this area.

Third Level Progression

This course has a wide range of Third Level progression opportunities including:

  • IT Tallaght accept this award for ALL of its business related degrees including Management TA122, Accounting and Finance TA121 and Marketing Management TA123.
  • DIT accept this award for over 15 different degrees including Retail Management and Marketing DT360, Human Resource Management DT398 and Business and Management DT365.
  • UCD accept this course for its Commerce course DN650 and Business and Law DN610.

Please contact with any queries.

Entry Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme, Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme, QQI Level 4 or equivalent.
  • Work/life experience is acceptable for mature students.
  • Students should be 16 years or over at the start of the course.
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