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DT518
Languages and International Tourism (French)

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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
Duration of course
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315

2014 Points

315

Change from 2013: 

5

Points History:

2013 - 310
2012 - 310
2011 - New 2012

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In the course you will develop strong communication, interpersonal, management and leadership skills that have been identified by the hospitality industry as essential for career success. In this course you will specialise in French language and culture.


 
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Graduates of this programme will have a wide range of employable skills for which demand can only grow. They will have preferential access to careers in fields of International Tourism, in the private and State sectors as well as in international organisations. They can work in heritage and related cultural areas where high levels of linguistic proficiency are essential or they can be active in research conducted in the academic sphere, by national and other tourist organisations.



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