Galway Community College
Further Education

Marketing and Web Design

Marketing and Web Design


QQI Level 5 Course Code: 5M2102

Co-ordinator: Orla Fitzpatrick


Course Outline

To provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of the principles of marketing and the skills to pursue a career in this area.



€175 Student Services Fee applies to all learners.

€50 QQI Certification Fee applies to all learners except

  • Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowance.
  • Medical Card Holders (valid at time of Registration).

Non EU Students are subject to an International Fee.

We advise non-EU citizens living outside Ireland to contact the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service on to ensure the course you are considering applying for is eligible for a student visa. Non-EU citizens living in Ireland are welcome to apply and require a PPS number (Personal Public Service Number). Non-EU citizens are required to pay a tuition fee set by the Irish government which is currently €3653. Some exemptions apply, for further information, please contact .

Work Experience

Work experience takes place one day per week throughout the academic year in local Marketing and PR companies.

Special Features

Regular speakers from Galway Businesses in the areas of Accountancy, Marketing, PR, Web Design & Customer Service. Students will avail of the most up to date software both for Windows and Mac.

Entry Requirements

QQI Level 4, minimum of 17 years of age at time of registration, Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied, Equivalent qualifications from other countries, relevant life experiences, relevant work experiences and mature students.


By completing a PLC/FE course, students can achieve up to 390 CAO points and gain access to 3rd Level courses in universities and institutes of technology nationwide by applying through the CAO system,

Level 5 learners can progress onto the Level 6 QQI course, Advanced Certificate in Business & Accounting in Galway Community College.

More information for entry into the Galway Higher Education colleges after completing a QQI Level 5 course in GCC

Please Note

Galway Community College reserves the right to make changes to any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the college and a student or a third party.

Feb 06
Bank Holiday - College Closed
Feb 13
Mid Term Break
Mar 17
College Closed
Apr 03
Easter Holidays
Wellpark Rd, Galway
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