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|►||The Importance of Knowing Yourself|
|►||Exploring Education Options|
|►||Looking for Work|
|►||Growing your Career|
|►||Where to find Professional Advice|
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 Anna Holohan from Irish Tax Institute to give some advice for people considering this job:
|I would advise any college student considering a career in tax to undertake a summer internship or placement in a firm offering tax services. I found this an excellent way to understand what a job in tax would actually involve. Researching careers in tax online also shows the endless and exciting opportunities that a tax qualification can offer. I have found the more I have learned about tax, the more I understand how varied roles in tax can be.|
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|►||The Irish Education System|
|►||School & College Education|
|►||Government Upskilling Initiatives|
|►||Guide to Studying Abroad|
|►||Studying in the UK|
|►||Studying in Europe|
|►||Studying in the USA|
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|Mary Immaculate College|
|National College of Art and Design - NCAD|
|Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education|
|Wednesday 18 January|
|Dublin City University - DCU - CAO Information Evening|
|Wednesday 18 January|
|Dublin City University - DCU - Online Q and A|
|Wednesday 18 January|
|Blackrock Further Education Institute - Open Day|
|Thursday 19 January|
|Dunboyne College of Further Education - Open Night|
|Friday 20 January|
|Waterford College of Further Education - Open Day|
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|►||The Changing World of Work|
|►||Career Stories from around Ireland|
|►||Types of Employment|
|►||Changing Career Direction|
|►||Starting Your Own Business|
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.
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.
Law can be used to help others. It is useful in pursuing a career in a number of fields, including traditional legal practice, but also public policy, regulation, and the NGO (Non-Governmental Organisation) sector. It is a challenging course of study that will change the way you view the world.
The LL.B. Law course at DIT allows students to choose optional modules outside law, enabling you to specialise in a particular area, or diversify your skills.
Certain subjects are considered essential to the study of law. These include core topics, including contract law, constitutional law, property law, criminal law, and European Union law. While building up a base of knowledge in these core areas, law students can choose specialised topics. Dublin Institute of Technology has a strong emphasis on areas of law that recently have undergone rapid change in Irish society. We offer innovative optional modules such as Criminology, Intellectual Property and Media Law, Prison Law, and the Law & Society Research Clinic, where students engage in research for the benefit of NGOs.
Through studying law at Dublin Institute of Technology you will gain highly developed skills of analysis, research, and communication. Your skills in problem-solving will be well-honed. You will develop your awareness of the role of law in society, how law can help to resolve social problems. You can examine the operation of the criminal justice system, how law should respond to new technologies, or carry out research on behalf of a real-world NGO. You will gain skills in critical analysis, develop as a self-directed learner. You will be able to make and evaluate arguments, and take a logical and practical approach to complex questions.
|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.
PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.Search for PLC Courses offering these awards
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A law degree sets you apart in a competitive jobs environment. The analytical skills you develop will prove useful in business. An understanding of law helps in government or the civil service. And the LL.B. degree is a qualification recognized throughout the world as representing a significant academic achievement.
Students who obtain an LL.B. are well positioned to pursue a career as a solicitor or a barrister. But these are not the only options. A law degree sets a student apart in a competitive jobs environment. The analytical skills developed as part of your studies will prove useful in working for a business, or starting your own business. An understanding of law is helpful in pursuing a career in government, the civil service, and the NGO sector.
Graduates of this Level 8 Honours programme will be eligible to apply to complete a Masters of Law (LL.M.), or other interesting postgraduate programmes such as a Masters in Criminology, a Masters in Child, Family and Community Studies, or postgraduate business degrees, among other options.
|Monday 6 March|
|Dublin IT - DIT - DIT Portfolio Submission Dates|
|Tuesday 27 June|
|Dublin IT - DIT - DIT Hospitality Management and Tourism Live Q and A|
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