Junior Cycle Business Studies
Junior Cycle Business Studies covers teaching, learning and assessment in business studies for the first, second and third years in post-primary school.
The specification focuses on improving students’ understanding of the business environment and on developing skills for life, work and further study through the three inter-connected strands: Personal Finance, Enterprise and Our Economy.
Apart from the normal Leaving Certificate Maths curriculum, Marian also offers Applied Maths to Senior Cycle students as an optional extra subject.
Leaving Certificate Economics
Leaving Certificate economics provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for understanding how the Irish and global economy functions. The learning experiences in economics develop students’ critical thinking, problem solving, decision-making and numeracy skills. Economics provides students with a learning foundation for a wide range of careers in business, economics, finance, enterprise and management.
This syllabus is for students in the senior cycle of post-primary education and is assessed at Ordinary and Higher levels.
Leaving Certificate Accounting
Leaving Certificate accounting provides students with the knowledge, understanding and skills in accounting and financial management necessary for managing personal and basic company accounts. The learning experiences in accounting develop students’ organisational, logical thinking, planning and problem-solving skills for their future life, work and study. It also develops their numeracy skills within the context of business and enterprise. Accounting provides students with a learning foundation for a wide range of careers in accountancy, finance, taxation, enterprise and management.
The syllabus is for students in the senior cycle of post-primary education and is assessed at Higher and Ordinary levels.
Leaving Certificate Business
Leaving Certificate Business at Marian College provides students with an understanding of how the world of business works and prepares them for participation in the changing business environment that exists in our world today.
The syllabus is broken down into 7 units which cover, among other things, People in Business, Enterprise, Management and the Domestic and International Business Environment.
Business for the Leaving Certificate is an exciting subject to learn with relevant real world implications that help prepare students for their life after school whether they continue on with education or enter straight into the working world