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.

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Rachel Berry

Pharmacist

Health Service Executive

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  Rachel Berry
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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Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.
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Drumshanbo College of Further Education

Business & IT - Advanced


Code:  6M4985
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Sample Careers...
If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
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Business Consultant   Health & Safety Officer  
Business Analyst   Data Steward / Data Manager  
Data Protection Officer   Accounts Team Leader  
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Manager - General   Managing Director  
Business Adviser   Financial Adviser  
Financial Trader   Data Scientist  
Economist / Economist EU   Change Manager  
Operations Research Analyst   Psychologist - Occupational  
Human Resources Assistant - EU   Information Architect - IT  
Information Systems Manager   IT Consultant  
Data Analyst   Big Data Specialists  
Computer Systems Analyst   Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist  
Data Change Agent   Data Virtualisation / Cloud Specialist  
Front Office Junior Manager   Personal Assistant  
Bi-lingual / Multi-lingual Secretary   Payroll Manager  
Secretary   Archivist  
Wedding Planner   Letting Agent / Landlord  
School Principal   Music Manager  
Bank / Financial Manager    Recruitment Team Leader  
Risk Analyst   Travel Agency Manager  
Retail Manager   Area Sales Manager  
Distribution Manager   Accounts Assistant  
Taxation Consultant   Management Accountant  
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Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Business Organisation & Business Management
Clerical & Administration
ICT
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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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6M4985