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Having an interest in banking is key to succeeding in any role at the Bank of Ireland. In addition, critical thinking skills and the ability to be comfortable with finance and numbers would stand to you greatly.
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CK406
Chemical Sciences

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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4 Years
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If you are interested in science, maths and computing and wish to combine these interests with a technical, business or management career, Chemical Engineering is the ideal starting point

This course covers a broad range of science subjects in first year, and then allows for specialisation in either chemistry, chemistry with forensic science, chemical physics, or science education (chemistry route).


 
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CK406 - Chemical Sciences
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CK406 - Chemical Sciences
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To view the Leaving Certificate minimum entry requirements for this course, Click Here [Source: Qualifax]

To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website from the links available in the Course Details section above.

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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CASLT  5M3807  Laboratory Techniques
CASFX  5M5267  Food Science

Essential Module Requirements:

Must have distinctions in 5 modules in the FETAC/QQI level 5/6 qualification which must include two of the following modules:
C20011 or 5N2747
C20048 or 5N1460
C20139 or 5N1833

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