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I would strongly recommend a career in tax to any students who are considering it. Tax professionals are in high demand from employers and can add real value to any business. It is a challenging and rewarding career which can place you at the heart of business decision making. It can also be an excellent springboard to other careers in finance.

Just recently a new Chief Financial Officer was appointed to Irish Distillers who was formerly the Pernod Ricard Group tax director! Also do your research about the AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualification – from my own experience, the course is very practical and relevant to my day to day job. It provides a structured framework for achieving the knowledge of tax law and skills required to be an AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA).
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TR001-GE
Arts - German

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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4 Years
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411 520*

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The course covers three key areas and you will be encouraged to develop specialist interests by choosing from a range of optional subjects:

Language programme: this builds on the written, oral and aural skills you acquired at school and develops both fluency and accuracy in expression. 

Area studies provides an introduction to society, political and cultural issues and current affairs in modern Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Literature and textual studies introduces you to key aspects of modern German literature and to reading and analysing literary and non-literary texts in German.

You must spend at least two months in a German speaking country, but in practice you are likely to spend longer, typically an academic year.

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This course is part of a Two-Subject Moderatorship (TSM).

The following are the CAO codes used for CAO applications to specific two-subject combinations for TCD from 2017:
CAO Code Title Points 2017
TR352  German/History  520*
TR353  German/History of Art and Architecture  450*
TR354  German/Modern Irish  411
TR355  German/Italian  411
TR357  German/Mathematics  577
TR359  German/Philosophy  463*
TR361  German/Russian  411
TR362  German/Sociology  462*
TR363  German/Spanish  411
TR366  German/Drama Studies  (Restricted)  469
TR139  World Religions and Theology/German  411
TR199  Economics/German  499*
TR259  English Literature/German  507
TR289  French/German  411
TR314  Film Studies/German  488
TR321  Geography/German  463
TR552  Jewish and Islamic Civilisations/German  411

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This course does not appear to accept applicants with Further Education and Training (FET) awards. Please check with the college directly - sometimes this data is not published openly, or special arrangements may be available.

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Recent graduates are working for employers such as Google, Deutsche Bank and Enterprise Ireland as well as in telecoms, IT, education, public service, the media, and universities in Ireland, Europe and North America. 



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