Business Studies and Digital Marketing Level 5

Business Studies and Digital Marketing Level 5

About The Course

1 Year Full Time Digital Marketing Course
QQI Level 5

This exciting course combines traditional core business subjects with online tools and capabilities to teach you how to maximise business opportunities online.

The course offers training on modern business and digital marketing methodologies where you will engage in a range of learning experiences including case studies, group work and industry project. You will gain confidence and support to apply to entry level positions in industry or progress to further and higher education.

Work experience is an integral part of the course and prepares you for the world of employment in this rapidly changing and exciting field. Graduates of this course have been successful in gaining employment in business and marketing industries such as Insurance, Banking, Sales, Marketing, Telesales, Credit Control

Course Coordinator: Andrea McQuillan


Erasmus +

Students have the opportunity to travel to another European country for three weeks’ work experience. This is a fully funded international work experience opportunity funded by the European Union through Léargas, The Exchange Bureau and Erasmus+. View our European Work Experience page here.

Digital Marketing Students at the EPIC Museum of Emigration in Dublin Docklands
Digital Marketing Students at the EPIC Museum of Emigration in Dublin Docklands

  • Digital Marketing
  • The Internet
  • Work Experience
  • E-Business
  • Spreadsheets
  • Customer Service
  • Applied Economics
  • Business Administration Skills
  • Marketing Practice

Course content may be revised for educational or organisational reasons.


QQI Business Studies 5M2102

Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate: O6/H7 in 5 subjects
Leaving Certificate Applied
QQI Level 4
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.


On completion of the QQI Level 5 you may decide to progress to a QQI Level 6 course in Inchicore College or other FET colleges.

QQI 5M2102 Business Studies major award may be used to access the Higher Education Links Scheme to progress to a wide range of Business and Marketing courses in the CAO including Digital Marketing in TUD Blanchardstown, IADT, Dundalk IT and TUS Athlone


The teachers are highly skilled and learning in a smaller environment means they really know who you are.
Business Studies and Digital Marketing student, Wale Suamonu