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LY218 FRH
Business with French

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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.

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Irish / French / Spanish / German

This programme combines the study of business with languages and will provide you with a strong advantage in the international jobs market.. Students will study Irish, at post leaving cert level, or French, Spanish or German from beginners level. In the third year students will work or study abroad to develop their language skills and improve their intercultural awareness.

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Students will study Irish, at post leaving cert level, or French, Spanish or German from beginners level. In the third year students will work or study abroad to develop their language skills and improve their intercultural awareness.


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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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This programme focuses on the development of skills and provides opportunities for applied learning, particularly through workplace learning abroad and study abroad, which enhance the employability of the LYIT business and languages graduate. The proposed business and languages programme offers graduates a pathway to careers in a wide range of areas including: Multinational companies Small and medium sized enterprises Consultancy Public sector bodies



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