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 Frank Morrison from Health Service Executive to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Frank Morrison

Recruitment Manager

Health Service Executive

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Be prepared for hard work.
Be a team player.
Have a good sense of humour.
Learn from your mistakes.
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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.
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This is one of three follow on options from LM121 Computing Technologies (Common Entry).

On completion of the programme, graduates go on to a variety of software careers based in large and small organisations, in industry, in research and in education and training. The primary focus of this course is on the underlying principles of software development and their application to modern software development practices. The aims and objectives of the Computer Systems programme are:

  • To develop the skills you will need in order to analyse a wide range of problems
  • To provide a sound understanding of the theory of computer science and the principles of software development
  • To develop social and communication skills that will enable you to function successfully in organisations and teams
  • To develop a sense of professionalism that will help you to apply your skills for the good of society.

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