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CK101
Arts (subject option: Mathematics)

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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
3 Years
Duration of course
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345

2014 Points

345

Change from 2013: 

15

Points History:

2013 - 330
2012 - 330
2011 - 345
2010 - 350
2009 - 360
2008 - 335
2007 - 340
2006 - 345
2005 - 360
2004 - 385
2003 - 380
2002 - 400
2001 - 390
2000 - 385

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A more concentrated Maths course than the Mathematical Studies programme. It involves a deeper study of the concepts and techniques of modern and classical Mathematics.

As part of an Arts degree, this is one of four subjects you choose from a menu of subjects in first year. You continue with two of your chosen First Year subjects in second and third year. You may have an option to spend an additional year studying abroad.


 
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CK101 - Arts (subject option: Mathematics)
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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:
Must have distinctions in any 4 modules in the FETAC level 5/6 qualification.


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As a graduate, your technical and numeracy skills will prepare you for a range of employment opportunities. Your soft skills, such as oral and written presentation skills and experience of working in a team, will also be attractive to employers.

A degree that includes mathematics will be seen by employers as evidence that you are able to think independently and quickly learn new skills.

Recent graduates have embarked on career paths such as:
teaching
accountancy
banking
management services
insurance
sales and marketing
media
civil service



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