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CW926
Business with Law

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Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in thhis level.

Awards at this level recognised by the National Framework of Qualifications may lead to 3rd level progression opportunities.

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Qualifications at this level prepare for occupations that involve using the skills and knowledge learned alongside existing workers in 'real world' environments.  Examples include restaurant managers, electricians, engineering technicians, legal secretaries, hairdressers, and web developers.

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2 Years
Duration of course
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200

2014 Points

200

Change from 2013: 

-10

Points History:

2013 - 210
2012 - 250
2011 - 260
2010 - 260
2009 - 210
New in 2009

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This course has considerable flexibility in that graduates after year 2 have the opportunity if they so wish to transfer into the BA (Hons) in Law. They can also transfer into other business streams either at IT Carlow or other third level colleges.


 
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CW926 - Business with Law
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CW926 - Business with Law
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The marriage of the traditional analytical and logical attributes commonly associated with law graduates, to the applied business skills and competencies proposed in this course, will ensure the emergence of multi skilled graduates from this course.

Graduates will have a choice of career in either mainstream business areas or in legal careers.



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