Project Description

Business Administration with Legal Studies

5M-Business Faculty

Our Business Administration with Legal Studies course is designed for those who aspire to a career in management, operations or law. This course opens a wide-range of future options, with a firm grounding in practical skills and knowledge.

You will learn about Business Administration, Business Law and Legal Practices, and underpin this with practical skills in Business IT packages.

You’ll find that this course will enable you to progress directly to work, or open the possibility of many Higher Education courses. You can also progress to our Advanced Level 6 Business Administration course, and to apprenticeships such as the Accounting Technician Apprenticeship

What Makes This Course Special

  • Learn practical skills and apply knowledge
  • Apply theory and knowledge in a range of career fields
  • Highly experienced business and legal team
  • Opportunities for business links and visits
  • Excellent progression routes, including our own Level 6
  • Learn practical work ready skills

Course Content

  • Business Administration Skills
  • Business Law
  • Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised
  • Spreadsheets
  • Word Processing
  • Legal Practice & Procedures
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Accounting
  • Banking & Finance
  • Clerical Work
  • Legal Clerical
  • Office Administration
  • Public Service
  • business-admin-with-legal-testimonial v2


I was not ready to go to college and I had no idea what to study. I decided a PLC would be a good steppingstone. I looked through Carlow Institutes prospectus thoroughly and I confidently chose Business Administration.
I was very nervous to start, but the staff and students were warm and welcoming. I made great friends. The staff were caring and helpful when it came to stress with assignments and helped me learn many new skills. I progressed to level 6 Business in the Institute and I am planning on studying in college next year.

Entry Requirements


  • QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business Administration 5M2468


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PLSS Code: 305020
Coordinator: Ellen Byrne

Course is subject to minimum enrolment. The programme content shown is indicative and is subject to change according to Awarding Body requirements as well as enrolment and resources.