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Business and Psychology Level 5

Business and Psychology Level 5

About The Course

1 Year Full Time Business and Psychology Course
QQI Level 5

An understanding of psychology in business and the workplace can lead to increased productivity, employee satisfaction and the success of a business in the competitive marketplace. This course will help you gain an understanding of how psychology can benefit every area of the business. On this exciting new course, you will learn about:

  • Communication and motivation of staff in the workplace
  • Understanding consumer buying behaviour
  • Tricks used in selling
  • Marketing strategies
  • The impact of an organisation’s customer service

An understanding of psychology is also key to individual development. This course will also assist you in the development of your own vocational skills and soft skills required to gain academic and professional success in the post pandemic business world, including communication skills, intrapersonal skills, interpersonal skills, and team-working.

Subjects
  • Applied Economics
  • Marketing Practice
  • Customer Service
  • Work Experience
  • Behavioural Studies
  • Human Resources / Conflict Resolution
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Statistics

Course content may be revised for educational or organisational reasons.

Certification

QQI Business Studies 5M2102

Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate: O6/H7 in 5 subjects
Leaving Certificate Applied
NFQ Level 4 major award
Equivalent qualifications will be accepted

Mature Applicants

Mature applicants who have relevant industry experience and may not meet the above requirements are welcome to apply.

Applicant Information Meeting

All applicants will be invited to an Applicant Information Meeting.

Progression and Career Prospects

Progression

Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress to a QQI Level 6 Business Award and apply for a range of Level 6, 7 or 8 qualifications through the Higher Education links scheme including: DBS BA (Hons) in Business – Psychology, IADT BSc (Hons) Psychology – Applied Psychology, TUD Business and Business Management at Level 6, 7 or 8.

Employment Opportunities

You will be able to gain employment at entry level in a range of business and service organisations.