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At a minimum get your Leaving Cert, that’s required anyway. But don’t sell yourself short aim for a third level college qualification, something like a science degree. It may not have obvious benefits now but the career is changing direction so fast it could stand to you big time.

Take your time in applying I joined the service when I was 25 yrs old and looking back I think around that age is the right time. When you consider some of the calls we attend and things we may need to deal with, joining at 17 or 18 after the Leaving Cert with little or no life experiences may turn you off because it is very demanding physically, mentally and emotionally.
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Course Code:
SN002
Title:
Commerce (w/ Hotel Management)
College:
Shannon College
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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The Bachelor of Commerce Degree allows students to study international hotel management while providing them with the opportunity to specialise in one of the following business disciplines in NUI Galway: Accounting, Management of Human Resources, Economics, Marketing or Management Information Systems.

Students graduate with two qualifications; a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from NUI Galway and a Diploma in International Hotel Management from the NUI.



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Graduates pursue wide range of business careers, specifically in the field of international business and more generally in those areas of international business where their combination of business specialism, (accounting, business admin. , marketing, business law).

 

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CAO Points 
2013 Points

621#

Change from 2012: 

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History:

2012 - 625#
2011 - #621
2010 - #586
2009 - #577
2008 - #580
2007 - 585
2006 - 585#
2005 - 590# "
2004 - 545#
2003 - 507#
2002 - 537#
2001 - 525

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