Advanced Business and Computing

Course Aim

This dynamic Business and Computing course explores modern business practices enabling graduates to gain a wide range of business and IT skills. The course is suitable for students who wish to develop management, IT and marketing techniques which are very much sought after by local, national and global businesses. Graduates can progress to employment or advance their studies with progression to a wide range of degree programmes.


Course Modules

  • Web Authoring
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Management
  • Professional Presentation
  • Applied Economics
  • Spreadsheets
  • Word Processing
  • Statistics
  • Communications
  • Work Experience



6M4587 QQI Level 6 Business and Computing


Entry Requirements

A QQI Level 5 award in Business or IT or equivalent is a prerequisite to access this Level 6 programme.


Progression To Degrees

DkIT | Business and Technology/ Business and Management |Level 7| (Year 2 Entry)
NUI Maynooth | Business and Management | Level 8
TU Dublin | | Business and Management| Level 8
Maynooth University | Entrepreneurship| Level 8
UCD | Business & Law| Level 8
NUI Galway | Business Information Systems| Level 8


Career Opportunities

Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:

Financial Services Assistant | Clerical Officer | Accounts Officer | Business Administrator | Management | Human Resource Officer | Legal Administrator | Medical Administrator | Sales & Marketing Officer


After completing my Level 6 in Business and Computing, I transferred to Year 2 of BB in Business and Management in DKIT. I have now completed my BBS Hons in Digital and International Business. I am currently employed in Kaplan Financial Ltd, Manchester. The benefit of doing a PLC course before my degree was huge - I matured in the year and gained great Business/IT skills before embarking on my degree.

Alannah Murray
Alannah Murray
Advanced Business and Computing 2014

2020-21 Course Fees

  • Enrolment Fee
  • Student Registration
  • PLC Government Levy
  • Exam Fees
  • Specialist Course Fees


Note - Some courses may require the learner to purchase relevant industry-specific material for their own use which may not be included in the list of course fees.

€30 of Enrolment Fees are Non-Refundable. All fees subject to change.

Fee Exemptions

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the PLC Government Levy:

  • Medical Card/SUSI Grant/Back to Education Allowance Holders may be exempted from PLC Government Levy. Documentary Evidence must be presented immediately to avail of such exemptions.

  • Medical Card/Back to Education Allowance Holders may be exempted from QQI Exam Fees. Documentary Evidence must be presented immediately to avail of such exemptions.

Fee Payments

All fees must be paid online with a Credit/Debit card in advance of course commencement on 7th September 2020. Fees are subject to change. Please note that no refunds will be made by OFI after Friday 2nd October 2020. All requests for refunds must be made by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 



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