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Michelle Ryan

Corporate Sales Manager

Failte Ireland

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  Michelle Ryan
Firstly it is very important that you get a third level education as this is a requirement in most hotels for a job in sales. This is the most important step in working in hotel sales. You should gain as much experience within the industry which I found very beneficial.
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SN001
Business Studies In International Hotel Management

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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.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
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512#

2014 Points

512#

Change from 2013: 

41

Points History:

2013 - 471#
2012 - 471#
2011 - #476
2010 - #450
2009 - #451
2008 - #466
2007 - 460
2006 - 460#
2005 - 450#
2004 - 433#
2003 - 378#
2002 - 389#
2001 - 421

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The bachelor of business studies offers a comprehensive business education without specialising. This course is suitable to students who aspire to the broader and more encompassing role of General Manager. Entry involves a combined score of an interview and Leaving Cert.


 
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SN001 - Business Studies In International Hotel Management
Shannon College of Hotel Management

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SN001 - Business Studies In International Hotel Management
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The following FETAC Major Awards may be used for entry into this course. Click on the course codes view a list of FETAC courses that provide that award.


Essential Module Requirements:
Five Distinctions


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Career in International Hotel management.



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