Law & Politics
Business with Law and Politics
This course will be of particular interest to those wishing to gain knowledge of both legal and governmental systems. Students will receive a good grounding in the complementary disciplines of law and politics. Students will develop critical, reflective and analytical skills that are common to both disciplines. The course is aimed at those who wish to pursue a career in which knowledge of both the legal and governmental systems is of major importance.
QQI Level 5
Mature candidates who do not have formal qualifications but who have appropriate business experience are also welcome to apply.
The following subjects may be offered:
- Business Law
Examines the impact of the law on the business environment. The subject introduces the learner to Contract law, Consumer Law, Company Law and Employment Law.
- Political Studies
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to engage with key cultural, political, social and economic issues including an awareness of the centrality of politics in everyday life and with an understanding of the range and diversity political systems in Ireland and of the European Union.
- Applied Economics
Enables the learner to apply economic thinking to current issues.
- Accounting, Manual and Computerised
Provides students with the knowledge, skill and competence to prepare financial statements for organisations both manually and using integrated accounting software.
- Word Processing
Equips the learner with the skills and competence to produce documents to a professional standard.
Applies a broad range of mathematical skills and tools to a wide variety of contexts, with theoretical understanding.
This subject aims to strengthen the oral and written communication and presentation skills needed in the workplace.
- Work Experience
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to participate in the workplace for a limited time, carrying out work-related tasks autonomously and/or in a supervisory capacity.