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LC411
Business (Marketing and Management)

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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 programme is designed primarily to prepare students for employment at executive management or marketing level in business, and at the same time provide students with a foundation for either further study or starting their own business venture.

The programme is a marriage of business management with marketing. Project work forms a large element of the programme, with assessments ranging from practicals, presentations, written reports, individual work, group work, exams, case studies and joint-assignments between a number of modules.


 
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The programme is a marriage of business management with marketing, fostering a spirit of independent and innovative thinking with a sound understanding of theoretical issues and the ability to put these theories into practice. Project work forms a large element of the programme, with assessments ranging from practicals, presentations, written reports, individual work, group work, exams, case studies and joint-assignments between a number of modules.

This programme has been recognised by the Teaching Council as fulfilling its degree requirement for registration as a post-primary teacher, subject to the complete programme of study being undertaken at LIT. As with any other degree, a teaching qualification such as the Professional Diploma in Education is also required.


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3 Distinctions

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This programme is very diverse giving graduates an opportunity to seek employment across various fields, including: Marketing, Strategic Management, Exporting, Sales, Public Relations, Advertising and more.



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