Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Richard Storey from McDonald's to give some advice for people considering this job:

Richard Storey

Shift Manager

McDonald's

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Richard Storey

The initial couple of days can be tough as you are in training and it can make people rethink about working here, but I would have to say persevere, as there are rewards at the end of the tunnel.

McDonald's put their people first and never leave them doing the same job all the time. To work in McDonald's you requires patience, a good personality with a willingness to learn something new everyday.

Showing an interest in other peoples interests would help as you have to work as a team so interpersonal skills are ESSENTIAL!!

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DC202
Sport Science and Health

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Sport and exercise scientists study, research, and advise on the scientific factors influencing sport and exercise. From this detailed knowledge they can give specialist advice on improving individual or team performance.

In Year 1 you study basics in chemistry, physics, anatomy, physiology, psychology and sociology. In addition, there are a range of practical classes in sport and physical activity.

In year Two the scientific subjects of year one are applied to the study of sport, exercise and health. The topics included illustrate the wide range of material covered in this exciting course, which range from Nutrition and Genetics to Psychology, Anatomy and Sociology.

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Essential Module Requirements:
Distinctions in 5 modules including 4 from the following modules: C20011 - Chemistry
or 5N2747 - Chemistry
C20006 - Biology
or 5N2746 - Biology
C20048 - Physics
or 5N1460 - Physics
C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
C20033 - Laboratory Techniques
or 5N2751 - Laboratory Skills
and a pass in C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics

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In Third Year students complete a paid industrial placement (INTRA)

Grdauates enter careers in Coaching, Training, Health Promotion, Education. Sport and Leisure Administration and Exercise Rehabilitation.



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