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Course Code:
GC216
Title:
Business
College:
Griffith College. Cork
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
2 Years

 

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Business Organisation & Business Management
Clerical & Administration
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Sample Careers 
If you are interested in this course, then these occupations may also be of interest. Note that these suggestions are not intended to indicate that this course leads directly to these occupations, only that they are related in some way and may be worth exploring.
Accountant
Archivist
Bank / Financial Manager
Bank Official
Business Analyst
Business Consultant
Chartered Secretary
Credit Controllers
Database Administrator
Front Office Junior Manager
Management Accountant
Payroll Manager
Project Manager. Software Design
Taxation Consultant
Travel Agency Manager
Area Sales Manager
Builders' Merchant
Business Advisor
Buyer / Purchasing Officer
Civil Service - Administrative Officer
Civil Service - Executive Officer
Company Secretary
Customs Officers
Financial Adviser
Financial Dealer
Hotel - General Manager
Industrial Relations Officer
Information Systems Manager
IT Consultant
Management Associate
Management Consultant
Manager - General
Managing Director
Music Manager
Pensions Adviser
Project Manager
Recruitment Consultant
Recruitment Team Leader
Retail Shop Manager
School Principal
Change Manager
Economist
Psychologist - Occupational
Risk Analyst
Restaurant/Catering Manager
Equalities Officer
Human Resources & Personnel Management
Personnel Manager
Personnel Officer
Staff Relations Official
   


 
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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 means that students gain an understanding into the many aspects of the world of business, allowing them to choose the area which appeals to them most. Graduates will typically find employment in insurance, banking, retailing 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

205

Change from 2012: 

-75

History:

2012 - 280
2011 - AQA
2010 - AQA
2009 - AQA
2008 - 225
2007 - 125
2006 - 125
2005 -
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