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Marketing and Sales

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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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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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This course will prepare students with the key skills, knowledge and competencies required to work in variety of business settings from small business to multinational corporations. You will also have the opportunity to undertake work based projects and a work placement.


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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Three Distinctions

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This course provides attractive career opportunities in the expanding marketing and sales professions.

  • Marketing management
  • Selling and sales management
  • Brand management
  • International marketing management
  • Customer service and customer support
  • Marketing communications and public relations
  • Digital and on-line marketing
  • Market research



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This course prepares people for work relating to the following Career Sectors. Click to explore more...

Business Organisation & Management
Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
Sales, Retail & Purchasing

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