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LC231
Business Information Systems

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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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3 Years
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This programme provides a common starting point for graduates seeking a career in Business and Technology. In year 3 students will have the option to specialise in either Information Systems or in the area of Management.
 

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LC231 - Business Information Systems
Limerick IT

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LC231 - Business Information Systems
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Essential Module Requirements:
3 Distinctions

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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• IT Sales/Technician
• Marketing and Programme Manager
• Trainee/Assistant Accountant
• IT Software Buyer/Planner
• Search and Analytic Specialist
• Programmer
• Business Analys



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