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LM094
Materials & Architectural Technology with concurrent Teacher Education

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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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This course is designed to provide graduates with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for teaching materials technology (wood), technology, and technical graphics at Junior Certificate level; and construction studies (architectural technology), design and communication graphics, and technology at Leaving Certificate level.

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LM094 - Materials & Architectural Technology with concurrent Teacher Education
University of Limerick

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LM094 - Materials & Architectural Technology with concurrent Teacher Education
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Graduates from this programme may choose from a wide variety of career opportunities in areas such as:

  • Equine Enterprise Management (Stud Farms, Show Jumping Yards, Racing Yards, Equestrian Centres).
  • Leisure, Recreation and Tourism based on Equine activities.
  • Equestrian Marketing and Sales Enterprises.
  • Equine related service industry (food supply, equipment manufacturing, laboratory servicing, management information (IT)).
  • Equine Research and Development.
  • Sports Journalism.
  • Equine related organisations, including state and semi-state.
  • Self employment in equine industry.



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