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Martin Dunn

Activities Manager

Failte Ireland

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  Martin Dunn
  • Qualities & Values - Patience, hard work, like meeting people, enjoy providing good customer service, desire to do a good job for yourself and your employer 
  • Client Skills - Qualification both education qualifications and practical ability to the job
  • Interests - to be generally interested in the field you are working in. I think that it is easy for people to look at the job and think its great and must be loads of fun because you get to go on the high ropes all the time. That is just a small part of the job and generally you are watching others having fun and playing on the activities and you only go on them to do staff training or to do safety checks. You must also be prepared for the paper work that goes along with a job where you are responsible for that safety of people and this cannot be overlooked.
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CK211
Commerce (International) with Chinese 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.

Career Opportunities
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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400

2016 Points

400

Change from 2015

-15

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This is a broadly based business degree, combining the study of Chinese and its associated cultures with a business environment. The third year is spent studying in a Chinese university.


 
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BComm at UCC _ A Student's Perspective with Rochelle Williams
BComm International Chinese Studies at UCC _ A Student's Perspective with Brian Kiely

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CK211 - Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies
UCC (NUI)

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CK211 - Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies
Qualifax - The National Courses Database
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To view the Leaving Certificate minimum entry requirements for this course, Click Here [Source: Qualifax]

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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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Old Code New Code Award Title
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration
BBSIT  5M2111  International Trade
BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies
BMXXX  5M2069  Marketing
BALBX  6M4985  Business

Essential Module Requirements:

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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