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The Social person's interests focus on interacting with the people in their environment. In all cases, the Social person enjoys the personal contact with other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.

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Pre-University Programmes at Monaghan Institute

Posted on August 13, 2019

Another way to access your preferred course at third level.

Monaghan Institute have a suite of Pre-University programmes commencing this September:

  • Pre-University Animal & Agri-Sciences
  • Pre-University Arts
  • Pre-University Business & Accounting
  • Pre-University Computing
  • Pre-University Health & Social Studies
  • Pre-University Tourism & Hospitality Management
  • Pre-University Sports Studies

These courses are proving to be an increasingly popular path to assist students in accessing their preferred degree choice at third level.

The programmes enable learners to gain a foundation level of knowledge in their chosen field with a focus on progression to degrees. As university preparation courses they include many benefits:

  • Universities have increased programme links and reserved places for QQI learners in recognition of the value of this route to Higher Education.
  • Boost learner’s skills and confidence before they begin more intensive study as part of degree programme.
  • Learners become familiar with routine college skills including: research skills, referencing, management of continuous assessment and assignment development.
  • Courses are short – typically no longer than one year. They also contain vocational placements, which is beneficial for UCAS applications.

If you are interested in completing a Pre-University course with us, please visit www.monaghaninstitute.ie to browse and apply.

Also visit Monaghan Institute during our next Open Evening on Wednesday 28th August 2019 from 4pm until 7pm to discuss your options with our experience staff and guidance counsellors.

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