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Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be atrracted to the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design activities, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.

Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.

Leaving Cert Subjects

Practical Group

Construction Studies
Engineering
Design & Comm Graphics
Technology

Science Group

Agricultural Science
Applied Maths
Biology
Chemistry
Mathematics
Physics
Physics and Chemistry
Computer Science

Artistic & Creative Group

Art
Music

Humanities Group

Arabic
Classical Studies
English
French
Gaeilge
German
Hebrew Studies
History
Italian
Japanese
Latin
Russian
Spanish
Other Language
Ancient Greek

Social Group

Geography
Home Economics
Religious Education
Religious Education (Non Exam)
Physical Education
Politics & Society

Business Group

Accounting
Business
Economics
Agricultural Economics
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Joe Codd, Sales Director

What subjects did you take in school and how have these influenced your career path?

As it happens I thought I was going to be an engineer! So I chose Physics, Accounting, Technical Drawing, French and the three core subjects. I didn’t do Geography or Agricultural Science which would have been helpful. But I came from a farming background and I believe this helped me more than anything to get on in my career. Luckily enough I didn’t go the engineering route as I graduated in 2006 and came back from travelling in 2007 when I was looking for employment. 2007-8 would not have been a nice year to look for employment in engineering!
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