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DC240
Marketing, Innovation and Technology (MINT)

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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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This course covers a combination of business and marketing, with innovation and technology. A range of technologies, from information and communication technology to emerging life sciences and biotechnology are introduced. There is a year-long paid work placement during Year 3. A unique degree that will develop your creative and innovate skills, which are required in the dynamic, fast-changing and highly competitive environment business operates in today.


 
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DCU Business School | D.I.C.E. | Digital, Innovation, Creativity, Enterprise.

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This course will suit you if you have an interest in marketing, are a creative thinker and you have a genuine curiosity about the technologies that are changing our world.


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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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BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration
BBSIT  5M2111  International Trade
BMXXX  5M2069  Marketing

Essential Module Requirements:

Distinctions in 5 modules which must include:
B20029†or†5N2066†or†C20139†or†5N1833†(or OC3 or better in LCE Maths)

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