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CW938
Business with Law

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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 four-year honours degree programme equips the student with a broad skill-base, enabling graduates to pursue careers across the spectrum of business and law. The first two years provide the student with the basics in core law and business subjects with modules including: the Irish legal system; legal research and communications; business applications; quantitative techniques; economics; management; contract law; law of tort; management accounting; principles of marketing and more. Modules in the second two years develop the subjects in more detail and include: organisational behaviour; strategic human resource management; business finance; industrial relations; company and partnership law. Students also have the opportunity to change specialism at the end of Year 2 and may transfer to any one of the Honours Business Degree programmes in the School of Business & Humanities including: international business; marketing; business; human resource management; supply chain management.


 
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CW938 - Business with Law
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Three Distinctions

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The graduate will be ideally qualified to work as a fully-trained legal executive. Legal executives are in high demand and command attractive salaries in their own right. Other options available to a graduate from this programme include careers in law, banking, stock-broking, politics, teaching, lecturing, journalism, property management, careers in the public service, insurance, taxation, accounting, IT and retail management.



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