Information Technology & Business Administration


Course Description

This two year course offers an introduction to Computer Applications and Business Studies in the first year and the option of pursuing in the second year a National Certificate QQI Level 5 in Information Processing or Business Administration, with Medical Terminology

Experience with SAGE accounting & payroll software as well as Adobe In-design and Photoshop is also offered .

*Holders of an appropriate QQI level 4 Award may complete course in 1 Year.


  • QQI ┬áNational Certificate Level 5 in Information Processing (5M2067)
  • QQI National Certificate Level 5 in Business Studies/Medical Administration (5M2468)
  • QQI National Certificate Level 5 in Business Studies (5M2102)


  • Word Processing
  • Database Methods
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Accounts, Manual & Computerised
  • Medical Terminology*
  • Communications
  • Business Administration
  • Payroll, Manual & Computerised
  • Marketing Practice*
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Web Authoring *
  • Work Experience

* Options are available contingent on enrollments in Year 2.


Graduates have progressed to Diploma/Degree 3rd level courses in Business, Accountancy, and Computer Studies through the Higher Education Links Scheme which is open to holders of QQI level 5 Certification.

Career Prospects

Employment prospects have traditionally been excellent. Graduates will be qualified to gain employment in the Financial, Medical Administration, Commercial and Service areas of the Public and Private sectors.