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Course Code:
DN515
Title:
History
College:
UCD (NUI)
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
3 Years

 

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Classic Arts, Languages and Culture
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Media & Publishing
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It is not essential to have studied History to Leaving Cert but good ability to express yourself and to reason with words is important (ability in English a good general guide )

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Wide range of careers including arts administration; archives; computer services; library and information services; management consultancy; the diplomatic service; air traffic control; personnel management; Banking; and journalism. 

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CAO Points 
2013 Points

420

Change from 2012: 

15

History: 2012 - 405
2011 - 440
2010 - 445
2009 - 430
2008 - 425*
2007 - 440
2006 - 440
2005 - 450
2004 - 470
2003 - 480
2002 - 465
2001 - 450
2000 - 415
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