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A predisposition towards technical problems, such as puzzles or machinery. An interest in the nature of how things work, such as the desire to disassemble machinery/gadgetry to unlock its inner workings.

An inventive side; one who uses the parts of other gadgets, to make a new personalised gadget. Interested in high tech gear: gadgetry of all forms.

A capacity to learn processes for oneself e.g. seeing a puzzle solved and then repeating it.

Skills: Technical subjects such as Maths or electronics. Programming is very accessible to anyone with a basic home PC and some internet connection so try it out and see if you like it.

Values: If you value the solving of an intricate, convoluted problem, for it's own sake and find that rewarding, then any engineering job will come easily.

Education: Firm basis in Maths and the sciences. People are hired into engineering positions here from backgrounds such as science and computing primarily.

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Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.
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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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