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Course Code:
GC316
Title:
Business
College:
Griffith College. Limerick
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
2 Years

 

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Business Organisation & Business Management
Accountancy & Taxation
Clerical & Administration
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Sample Careers 
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Accountant
Actuary
Auditor
Bank / Financial Manager
Business Analyst
Business Consultant
Chartered Secretary
Credit Controllers
Front Office Junior Manager
Fund Accountant
Fund Administrator
Inspector of Taxes
Management Accountant
Payroll Manager
Tax Accountant
Taxation Consultant
Travel Agency Manager
Area Sales Manager
Builders' Merchant
Business Advisor
Buyer / Purchasing Officer
Company Secretary
Debt Collector
Financial Adviser
Financial Dealer
Fund Manager
Fund Supervisor
Hotel - General Manager
Industrial Relations Officer
Information Systems Manager
IT Consultant
Management Associate
Management Consultant
Manager - General
Managing Director
Music Manager
Project Manager
Recruitment Consultant
Recruitment Team Leader
Retail Shop Manager
School Principal
Stockbroker
Change Manager
Economist
Psychologist - Occupational
Risk Analyst
Restaurant/Catering Manager
Equalities Officer
Human Resources & Personnel Management
Personnel Manager
   


 
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This course is designed to give students an overall perspective of business. Marketing, finance, accounting, human resources and information technology are all introduced.



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This programme is the perfect platform for students who wish to pursue further studies or move straight into the workplace. The broad scope of the course invites students to explore the many aspects of the world of business, allowing them to find the area which appeals to them most. Graduates will typically find employment in Insurance, Banking, Customer Service and Marketing. Students who choose to seek employment immediately after the course may complete further studies on a part-time basis.

 

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CAO Points 
2013 Points

225

Change from 2012: 

40

History:

2012 - 185
2011 - AQA
2010 - New 2011

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