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.

We asked Jonathan Pugsley from Sustainable Energy Authority to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Jonathan Pugsley

Energy Manager

Sustainable Energy Authority

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  Jonathan Pugsley

Communication and team skills is probably the most important aspect overlooked.

In energy management it is not I that saves the energy but often it is folks on the ground using the equipment.

It is the energy managers job to educate by communication the importance of doing the right things, savings than come as a result.

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Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.

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DL821
English, Media and Cultural Studies

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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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300

2014 Points

300

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Points History:

2013 - 300
2012 - 305
2011 - 350
2010 - 355
2009 - 340
2008 - 350
2007 - 350
2006 - 370
2005 - 370
2004 - 380
2003 - 405
2002 - 400*
2001 - 410

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Combines the study of English Literature, Media, and Cultural Studies. In this programme, students explore poetry, drama, and prose, alongside film, TV, scriptwriting, and multimedia. This course develops critical thinking and the ability to write clearly and effectively. This is an arts degree.


 
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DL821 - English, Media and Cultural Studies
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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:

3 Distinctions


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Students will be especially well prepared for employment in the culture and knowledge sectors, publishing, advertising, public relations, multimedia software and traditional media and broadcasting. Teacher-training, postgraduate work in English, Media/Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or Arts Management, or in a variety of interdisciplinary courses.



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