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GY201
Commerce

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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.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
3 - 4 Years
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The B Comm degree is a 3/4 year programme (3rd year is optional International year) which gives students a foundation in business subjects and allows them to specialise in their chosen business field in final year. 

Degree options are available in the following:
Accounting & Performance Measurement, Economics & Public Policy, Management of Human Resources, Marketing Management, Digital Business & Analytics, Finance, Business Law and International Business.

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GY201 - Commerce
NUI Galway

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GY201 - Commerce
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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
BEBXX  5M0828  eBusiness
BALBX  6M4985  Business
BAXXX  6M5013  Administration
BMANX  6M4587  Management
  5M5165  Trade Union Studies
  6M2115  Supervisory Management for Manufacturing
AAAXX  6M3618  Arts Administration
  6M4385  Retail Management
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration
BBSIT  5M2111  International Trade
BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies
BBSSX  5M1997  Office Administration
BIPXX  5M2067  Information Processing
BMXXX  5M2069  Marketing


Essential Module Requirements:
5 Distinctions. The qualification must include distinctions in: C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
or O6 LCE Mathematics

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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Graduates will be very well-positioned to pursue a career in accountancy and other related areas such as:

  • Accounting
  • Management Consultancy
  • Taxation
  • Public service
  • Commercial Advisory Services
  • Economic Policy advice
  • Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems Management
  • Finance (including Banking & Insurance)
  • Personnel Management
  • Teaching and/or research



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