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Consider your options carefully. It is likely that you are expecting top grades in your Leaving Certificate if you are considering pharmacy as a career so there will be plenty of doors open to you. Make sure you do plenty of work experience in different areas of pharmacy and if it is healthcare you are interested in then consider getting some work experience in medicine etc. I know quite a few people who have completed a pharmacy degree only to realise they actually want to do medicine!
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TH003
B.A. in Education Business Studies and Religious Studies

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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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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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4 Years
Duration of course
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325

2014 Points

325

Change from 2013: 

-5

Points History:

2013 - 330
2012 - 325
2011 - 320
2010 - 340
2009 - 330
2008 - 320*
2007 - 315
2006 - 300
2005 - 310*
2004 -
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2003 -
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The B.A. in Education, Business Studies and  Religious Studies is a four-year, full-time undergraduate degree.

It is a concurrent teacher education programme at level 8.

There is NO requirement for the Professional Diploma (H.Dip) following graduation.

Graduates are qualified to teach Business Studies and Religious Studies to honours Leaving Certificate level.


 
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Graduates are qualified to teach Business Studies and Religious Studies to honours Leaving Certificate level.



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