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1. Be organised.

2. Try to keep a positive attitude.

3. Persevere. Working in a Design Evaluation role or indeed any electronic engineering role, requires problem-solving skills and half the battle with this is having a positive attitude. If you have a negative/pessimistic attitude, the battle to find a solution is lost before you even start. In debugging an issue, start with the basics and work from there. Like peeling an onion, gradually peel off the outter layers to reveal the inner core of the onion...as you work, you get more clues and develop a better understanding of the product/issue you are working on.

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DN410
Radiography

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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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Medical radiography is the use of X-rays to view inside the human body. If you are interested in science and want to use your knowledge to care for people this may be the degree for you. 

Radiographers assist in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, which calls for considerable technological and scientific expertise.

This course covers all aspects of imaging, including x-ray techniques, ultrasound, radionuclide imaging and magnetic resonance. In addition, students gain extensive clinical experience in hospitals around Dublin.

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Throughout their studies students spend time in a variety of teaching hospitals gaining hands-on experience in refining their professional skills. Fourth year students have the option of an Erasmus study period abroad in a partner institution. 

As Diagnostic Imaging is a growth area in Ireland there are many career opportunities for graduates working as radiographers, in hospitals or as applications or sales specialists.

Many graduates pursue further studies in research or go on to develop specialist clinical skills.



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