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DC118
Gnů agus Gaeilge (Business & Irish)

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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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4 Years
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Ce go bhfuil cruth agus dearcadh Eorpach ar an gcursa, ta se tabhachtach chomh maith go mbeidh aitheantas agus carachtar Eireannach le sonru air - is i an Ghaeilge a thugann an t - aitheantas bunusach sin do.

This is a unique course which offers students the opportunity to study business management and information technology through the medium of Irish. 

Three main areas covered by the course are : Business and Management: Business Information Technology: Modern Irish.

The course offers both academic and practical education suited to today’s business world. Students will also develop their understanding of spoken and written Irish.

MicheŠl describes his life as a BA Gnů agus Gaeilge student at DCU Fiontar.
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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
BMXXX  5M2069  Marketing
ELESX  5M2073  Language and European Studies
BBSIT  5M2111  International Trade
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration
BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies


Essential Module Requirements:
BBSXX - Business Studies; 5M2102 - Business Studies; BBSAX - Administration; 5M2468 - Business Administration; BBSIT - International Trade; 5M2111 - International Trade; BMXXX - Marketing; 5M2069 - Marketing
- Distinctions in five modules. ELESX - Language and European Studies; 5M2073 - Language and European Studies
- Distinctions in five modules which must include:E20110 - Irish
or 5N1631 - Irish

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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Students may opt to spend their third year on a work placement (INTRA). Career Opportunities exist for graduates in Business Software Design, Irish Language and Media Translation, Arts and Heritage, Teaching, in Public and Private Sectors, Cultural sectors, IT and Education.



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