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To have a career in engineering you have to be a problem solver. Engineering involves managing, analysing, communicating and problem solving so it helps to be a versitile individual. My backround is in chemical and process engineering and it would be necessary to have an interest in chemistry, physics, maths and also more practical applications.

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LM055
Business Studies with a Modern Language (Japanese)

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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.

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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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420

2013 Points

420

Change from 2012: 

20

Points History:

2013 - 400
2012 - 375
2011 - 390
2010 - 370
2009 - 350
2008 - 430
2007 - 455
2006 - 400
2005 - 405
2004 -
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2003 - 505
2002 - 480
2001 - 410
2000 - 400

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Possible to specialise in: Accounting and Finance; Economics and Finance; Marketing; Personnel Management and Risk Management and Insurance. Students placed in business employment in Japan for an eight - month period in 3rd year.


 
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LM055 - Business Studies with a Modern Language (Japanese)
University of Limerick

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LM055 - Business Studies with a Modern Language (Japanese)
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Employment opportunities for BBS graduates have been excellent, as the degree provides a general business education as well as an opportunity to combine specialist options. The latest college survey revealed that only 2 per cent of graduates were seeking employment.



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