Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Sinead O'Hara from Civil and Public Service Jobs to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Sinead O'Hara

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  Sinead O'Hara

First, I would say that the person should give some thought to what Department they may be assigned to. If, for example, one has a particular interest in environmental issues, then obviously this Department is ideal for them.

The Departments in the Civil Service cover so many aspects of life, and economic and social activity that I think there is choice for everyone. I would also encourage people to think about why they are considering the job - do they see long-term career prospects in it, or maybe they see it as a means to make a contribution.

At the end of the day, service to the public is what a career in the Civil Service is about.

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TA123
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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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This course includes topics such as marketing strategy, business policy, marketing practice; analysis, strategic information systems, business ethics, sales management, management science, a business language, and systems modelling databases.

Students may elect to study abroad for one semester with an ERASMUS partner institution in Europe. 

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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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Old Code New Code Award Title
BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration
BIPXX  5M2067  Information Processing
BMXXX  5M2069  Marketing
BROXX  5M2105  Retail Practice
BBSIT  5M2111  International Trade
BEBXX  5M0828  eBusiness
CITXX    Information Technology
  5M5048  Creative Media
EMPXX    Media Production
AACDX  5M1984  Art, Craft and Design
ADESX  5M2208  Design

Essential Module Requirements:
Three Distinctions

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Typical careers positions include marketing executive, marketing advisor, brand manager, sales and marketing executive and graduate trainee/intern.In our present positive and progressive industrial climate there are plenty of opportunities for marketeers in companies both at home and abroad. This course may also be of special interest to those who would like to establish or are running their own business or those who would like to pursue a career in a marketing oriented organisation



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