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Work hard, it is important to have a good work ethic and to always be open to facing new challenges. An open mind is very important as the financial services industry is one that has undergone and will continue to undergo many changes. An appetite for learning is also very important as the need to broaden ones knowledge is paramount.
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DC240
Marketing, Innovation and Technology (MINT)

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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 HETAC 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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This course covers a combination of business and marketing, alongside innovation and technology.

A range of technologies, from information and communication technology to emerging life sciences and biotechnology are introduced.

On completion of this course students can expect to have a deeper understanding of marketing, a core grounding in science and technology, a knowledge of web design, communications and industrial design, to have developed an entrepreneurial outlook and an understanding of the processes involved in product development.

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This course will suit you if you have an interest in marketing, are a creative thinker and you have a genuine curiosity about the technologies that are changing our world.


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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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BMXXX  5M2069  Marketing
BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies
BBSIT  5M2111  International Trade
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration

Essential Module Requirements:
Distinction in B20029 - Statistics
or 5N2066 - Statistics
or C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
(or O4/H6 or better in LCE Maths).
Distinctions in 5 modules.

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A one year work placement in year Three (INTRA) offers students the opportunity to appreciate the relevance of their study to the real business world.


Graduates enter careers as Brand Account Manager, Digital Account Executive, Direct Marketing Executive, Technology Consultant in the areas of Technology, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Software and IT.



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