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Stephen Stapleton

Business Advisor

Bank of Ireland

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  Stephen Stapleton
My advice to someone considering a job in a financial institution would be to do some research. There are many areas to choose from in Bank of Ireland, from branch banking to marketing, and there are many starting points to build a lifelong career in a rewarding and challenging environment.

I would recommend that someone should work hard for their Leaving Cert to attain good results. The most important thing about working in a bank is to have good customer service skills, from here everything else will fall in to place.
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DN440
Biomedical, Health and Life Sciences

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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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555

2014 Points

555

Change from 2013: 

-5

Points History:

2013 - 560
2012 - 555
2011 - 520
2010 - 505
2009 - 495
2008 - 475
2007 - 535
2006 - 545

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This course covers the normal structure and function of the healthy human body followed by a study of the major diseases. Students learn about the development of new, more effective means of diagnosing, treating and preventing illness, and how scientifically driven investigation can advance our knowledge of disease, treatment and prevention.


 
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DN440 - Biomedical, Health and Life Sciences
UCD (NUI)

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DN440 - Biomedical, Health and Life Sciences
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To view the Leaving Certificate minimum entry requirements for this course, Click Here [Source: Qualifax]

To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website from the links available in the Course Details section above.

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This course does not appear to accept FETAC applicants. Please check with the college directly - sometimes this data is not published openly, or special arrangements may be available.

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There are attainable careers in biomedical and health research, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, in hospital laboratories, including cardiology, neurophysiology and respiratory laboratories, sports and exercise, and other areas related to health.



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