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 Lorcan Kelly from Irish Tax Institute to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Lorcan Kelly

Tax Consultant

Irish Tax Institute

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  Lorcan Kelly
I would strongly recommend a career in tax to any students who are considering it. Tax professionals are in high demand from employers and can add real value to any business. It is a challenging and rewarding career which can place you at the heart of business decision making. It can also be an excellent springboard to other careers in finance.

Just recently a new Chief Financial Officer was appointed to Irish Distillers who was formerly the Pernod Ricard Group tax director! Also do your research about the AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualification – from my own experience, the course is very practical and relevant to my day to day job. It provides a structured framework for achieving the knowledge of tax law and skills required to be an AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA).
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They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.
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CK201
Commerce

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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.

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4 Years
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The course is designed to provide the business education and skills that will enable you to fulfil your potential in the global business environment. In years 1 and 2 you will experience a diverse range of business subjects and you will have the opportunity to specialise in the final two years. A unique feature of this degree is the opportunity to participate in work placement or applied research, or to study abroad with our partner business schools in the US,Canada, EU and Singapore.


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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration
BBSIT  5M2111  International Trade
BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies
BMXXX  5M2069  Marketing
BALBX  6M4985  Business

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BBSAX / 5M2468 / BBSIT / 5M2111 / BBSXX / 5M2102 / BMXXX / 5M2069
Must have distinctions in 5 modules in the QQI FET/FETAC qualification which must include any four of the following:
B20001 or 5N1348
B20005 or 5N1610
B20017 or 5N1400
B20029 or 5N2066 or C20139 or 5N1833
B20131 or 5N2091 or B20132 or 5N1394
B20151 or 5N1350

6M4985
Must have distinctions in 5 modules in the QQI FET/FETAC qualification which must include:
6N4310
6N4045
6N4165
6N4370

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This course will cultivate your creativity and critical thinking skills in business. You will be exposed to the latest knowledge in global business. You will undertake invaluable work experience through our transferable skills programme. Many students experience global business methods in our partner business schools. Your teamwork, communication and presentation skills will be developed and enhanced through the blended teaching and learning approaches on the programme.

The course will facilitate your holistic development. Upon graduation, a wide variety of careers will be available to you, including accounting, banking, finance, marketing, management, retail, advertising, tourism, teaching, taxation, human resources, project management, manufacturing, consulting.



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