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Marie Kinsella-White

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McDonald's

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The job that I do is highly specialised and the skills that I am required to have to do my job can only be acquired in our restaurant. However, by taking a job in McDonald's you are opening a career path to use those skills anywhere - the skills you acquire are very transferable. It doesn’t matter where you start, the opportunities are there.
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Course Code:
DC110
Title:
Business Studies International
College:
DCU
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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This course combines business and cultural studies with the study of a foreign language. Third year is spent at a top partner university in Europe, Central America, Japan or China. HC3 in language other than English or Irish an entry requirement is required.Optional work placement in host country.

Strong employment prospects as languages and intercultural awareness are in demand by global employers. 



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In an increasingly international business world, employers really value graduates who have an appreciation of international culture and markets, as well as strong language proficiency. Your impressive business and cultural awareness and real-world work experience is a combination that is particularly attractive to employers.

A study abroad experience on your CV will distinguish you from your peers as it proves to employers that you have a willingness and ability to adapt to new environments, an ability to look at a project or situation from different perspectives, an understanding of diverse cultures, and the self-confidence and ability to take calculated risks.

Graduates will be equipped to pursue exciting business careers with an international dimension, including international marketing, international relations, international law, management, human resources, e-business, and international finance.

 

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History:

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