Course Code: 6M4985
This course will enable the learner to develop key skills in accounting, marketing, human resources and management. Modules in Enterprise and Team leadership give the student the skills and knowledge required to work as an effective leader and member of a team, focusing on leadership, management, teamwork and communication skills.
GCC Student Services Fee of €175 applies to all learners.
€200 Government Levy Fee applies to all learners except:
An exam free of €50 for QQI Level 5 and €80 for QQI Level 6 applies to all learners except
We advise non-EU citizens living outside Ireland to contact the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service on www.inisgov.ie to ensure the course you are considering applying for is eligible for a student visa. Non-EU citizens living in Ireland are welcome to apply and require a PPS number (Personal Public Service Number). Non-EU citizens are required to pay a tuition fee set by the Irish government which is currently €3653. Some exemptions apply, for further information, please contact http://www.gretb.ie .
Work experience takes place one day per week throughout the academic year in areas of accounting, marketing, human resources and management.
Regular speakers from Galway Businesses in the areas of Accountancy, Marketing, and human resources. Students will avail of the most up to date software both for Windows and Mac.
Students who successfully complete this course can apply to go directly into the second year of a Business/IT course in GMIT.
Suitable candidates must have obtained a relevant QQI Level 5 Award or equivalent to be eligible for this course.
Galway Community College reserves the right to make changes to any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the college and a student or a third party.
By completing the course, students have the opportunity to achieve up to 390 CAO points and can apply to 3rd Level Colleges.
On completion of the Level 6 course, students can gain entry to 2nd Year in Level 7/8 Business in GMIT. For progression to NUIG using QQI points, see https://www.nuigalway.ie/media/access/files/NUI-Galway-Progression-Guide-2019---QQI.pdf (Page 18, follow 5M2102 Award)
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I studied business management, coming from a different background and career I wanted a change, and I choose this course to be my access route to a business career. It has varies modules that I was interested in and gave me the confidence to achieve great results and future my studies. I would encourage students to consider this course as it is a fantastic building block towards your future career. There are many experienced tutors with years of experience in the field who are fantastic help and great mentors. This course has gave me the confidence to change my career and give me the knowledge and experience to be confident and professional in my future studies and career.