Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

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Liam Casey

Purchasing Manager

Lidl

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  Liam Casey
Take an interest in retail and have a love of food. Be driven and confident. A positive hardworking attitude is key. Business, marketing and management would be areas that could benefit people in this role. Languages: learn German!
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AC137
Liberal Arts

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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.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
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275

2013 Points

275

Change from 2012: 

75

Points History:

2013 - 200
2012 - New 2013

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This programme is structured around two common years, with specialisations developing out of the common curriculum in the third year of study.


 
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In the third year students are required to major in one of four concentrations: Irish Studies, American Studies, History, or English

 
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The following FETAC Major Awards may be used for entry into this course. Click on the course codes view a list of FETAC courses that provide that award.


Essential Module Requirements:
Three Distinctions


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The degree is particularly useful as a preparation for postgraduate study in the liberal arts, business studies and the law. Vocationally, the degree supports career development in such fields as business, social services, the arts, administration, teaching and research.



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Arts (subject option: Linguistics) UCD (NUI) 
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