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DK817
Business

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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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Students take Years 1 and 2 within Monaghan Institute and the final year (Year 3) at DkIT. The programme will promote academic, intellectual and personal development and enable graduates to work as a business professionals who will develop, lead and sustain Irish industry on a national and international basis.

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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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The skills and business knowledge acquired on this course will prepare you for work in a variety of different managerial and business contexts including small business management and within the indigenous and multi-national sectors.



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