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If you are considering full-time scientific research, try to get a work placement in a university department so you can see first hand what it’s like. It’s a relatively relaxed, flexible environment, but there is a certain degree of self-motivation needed. 

So I would say you need to be able to push  yourself and be proactive in terms of setting up collaborations with other scientists etc.
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DN660
Commerce International

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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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The BComm International [BCIT] combines a buisness education with the linguistic skills and cultural understanding needed to work in international business.

The first two years offer core modules in business disciplines along with language modules. Students take two languages in their first semester (Chinese, French, German, Italian or Spanish). With the exception of French (H4 requirement), applicants have the option to study other languages from beginner level.  At the end of the semester students select one language to pursue to degree level [as a minor subject]. 

Third year is spent studying abroad - taking either The Modern Language Route or The Global Business Route.

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You can apply for DN660 only ONCE.

You must select ONE of the following options (e.g. DN660 FRG [French/German])

DN660 FRG = French/German
DN660 FRI = French/Italian
DN660 FRS = French/Spanish
DN660 FRC = French/Chinese
DN660 GRI = German/Italian
DN660 GRS = German/Spanish
DN660 GRC = German/Chinese
DN660 ITS = Italian/Spanish
DN660 ITC = Italian/Chinese
DN660 SPC = Spanish/Chinese


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DN660 - Commerce International
UCD (NUI)

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DN660 - Commerce International
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This course does not appear to accept applicants with Further Education and Training (FET) awards. Please check with the college directly - sometimes this data is not published openly, or special arrangements may be available.

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Career areas include international marketing, Banking and finance, and management consultancy in the manufacturing and services industries.



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