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 Nicola O'Higgins from Bord Iascaigh Mhara to give some advice for people considering this job:


Nicola O'Higgins


Bord Iascaigh Mhara

Read more

  Nicola O'Higgins
You need to work with people in the industry as knowledge is everything  - where to buy, who from, when etc. Health and safety courses and a pleasant manner and drive are also important.

The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.
Career Interviews
Sector Profiles
School Subjects (LC)
College Courses
Study Skills
Work Experience (School)
CV & Interview Preparation

Organisation Profile - Globe Business College

Globe Business College 

Globe Business College

News and Alerts...
Contact Details


A Private Business College located in Munich with Irish roots - combining German and Irish Education.

A Private Business College located in Munich with Irish roots - combining German and Irish Education.
About Us.. header image

Globe Business College Munich was founded in 2006 to meet the needs of a specific group of students.  These are the sons and daughters of successful Mittelstand company owners, individuals who want to use their third level education to develop their own business or those who wish to work in an international business environment upon graduation.

The students at Globe College benefit from a third level experience that is truly unique and centred on them as individuals. This individual experience is created through flexibility in the system, partnering with students, parents, and industry, an emphasis on self-development and contextualisation of the education so that the student understands the practical application of business in their own context.

Globe College at a Glance:

- Globe College is focused purely on business education and hence are specialists in this area.

Our Business Programmes:

Business Foundation programme
BA (Hons) in Business Studies Degree
Business Bachelor Top-Up Programme

- English is the language of instruction for all programmes.

- All the academic programmes offered at GBCM are accredited with state recognition from countries within the EU (namely Ireland and England). This means that all qualifications are compliant with the Bologna Treaty and recognized throughout Europe’

- The Bachelor Honours in Business Studies degree offered at Globe has 180 ECTS credit points and hence is the equivalent to other business degrees issued in European member states.

- Students can transfer their ECTS credits after any term at GBCM to study in universities around the world. Semester abroad programmes are also possible.

- Globe College graduates have gone on to study at masters level in institutions such as the Munich Business School, Boston University, University of Vienna, Grenoble and Westminster University in London to name but a few.

- Other graduates have set up their own companies or joined German and international companies such as Kenexa, BMW, Ernst and Young.

Further Details

For more information, please click here or contact us at

Video: Summer Business School 

Sunday 3rd – Friday 8th July 2016

Join us for an action-packed five day business boot camp and experience Munich in the summer!

Work with real companies and be part of interactive, innovative workshop sessions culminating in a group presentation at the end of the week where you will have the chance to showcase the knowledge and skills you have developed in business.

Full details here