Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Mary Ita Heffernan from Health Service Executive to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Mary Ita Heffernan

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  Mary Ita Heffernan

Whilst in secondary school, I changed my mind many a time regarding the career path I wanted to pursue! I always knew that I wanted to work with people but was unsure about the profession which would most suit my interests and skills in this regard.

While in school, I definitely found that being unsure about the type or area of work you want to pursue is a very difficult and confusing position to be in, especially given the array of career choices now available and the pressure one feels in trying to make one’s mind up.

To this end, I would strongly advise anybody in this position to research courses and job descriptions well in order to make the most informed decision possible at that time in your life. 

I recommend one tries to gain as much work experience as possible as it will provide you with valuable insight into your skills, ability, likes/dislikes for certain areas of employment!!!!

Also I would research the courses and job areas as much as possible so that you can make an informed decision regarding your choices. If you can't gain enough information in school, contact the college directly or arrange to talk to somebody who facilitates the course. In particular, it would be really valuable to talk to somebody in the profession to gain a realistic and practical insight into the job.

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Course Code:
LM053
Title:
Business Studies with a Modern Language (German)
College:
University of Limerick
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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This course allows specialisation in accounting and finance, economics and finance, marketing, personnel management, or risk management and insurance. Students are placed in business employment in Germany for an eight-month period in the 3rd year.



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Employment opportunities for graduates have been excellent, as the degree provides a general business education as well as an opportunity to combine specialist options.
The latest survey of BBS graduates revealed that only 2 per cent of graduates were seeking employment. Typical careers: Export Marketing, International Finance/Banking, Investment analysis

 

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CAO Points 
2013 Points

430

Change from 2012: 

55

History: 2012 - 375
2011 - 405
2010 - 385
2009 - 370
2008 - 385
2007 - 380
2006 - 435
2005 - 430
2004 - 410
2003 - 410
2002 - 390
2001 - 445
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