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.
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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The BSc in Applied Health Care is designed to help you understand the varied needs of patients across the lifespan and enable you to deliver direct health care in hospitals, community care, general practice, pharmaceutical industry and health research. This course also prepares students for the emerging area of internet and telephone health care delivery. Clinical experience is an essential element of the course. Placement occurs in each year of the course, which allows the student to put theory into practice in a real health care setting.
Graduates may be involved in the organisation and or delivery of direct health care in hospitals, community care, general practice, pharmaceutical industry and health research. The course also prepares students for the emerging area of internet and telephone health care delivery.
This is the first programme of its kind in Ireland and the underpinning philosophy is to ensure that all personnel working in health care are appropriately educated and trained to deliver safe care to the patients in a range of health care settings.
|WD188 - Applied Health Care
|WD188 - Applied Health Care
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Graduates may gain employment in the following areas:
Applied health care provision in variety of settings including hospitals, clinics, community care settings, nursing homes.
Managing and coordinating General Practices
Sales representatives in the pharmaceutical industry
Delivery of health care in the emerging tele-health industry
This course prepares people for work relating to the following Career Sectors. Click to explore more...
If you are interested in this course, then these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
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|Community Development Worker / Officer|
|Community Education Officer|
|Community Welfare Officer|
|Dental Nurse / Surgery Assistant|
|General Nurse (RGN)|
|Guidance Counsellor - Adult Education|
|Guidance Counsellor - Post Primary|
|Health Educator / Promotion Officer|
|Intellectual Disability Nurse|
|Paramedic / Emergency Medical Technician|
|Physiotherapist - Sports|
|Prosthetist / Orthotist|
|Psychiatric / Mental Health Care Nurse|
|Public Health Nurse|
|Speech & Language Therapist|
|Teacher - Nursery/Playgroup|
|Teacher - Primary / Gael School|
|Theatre / Perioperative Nurse|
|Youth Worker / Leader|