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NC023
Technology Management

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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 provides a broad understanding of the essential business and technology disciplines, such as management, software development, IT, communication, presentation, and team-working skills.

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Upon successful completion of the BA (Ordinary) in Management of Technology in Business after 3 years, graduates can complete an additional year to be awarded a BA (Honours) in Technology Management at level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications.


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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Essential Module Requirements:
Three Distinctions

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Course of study leads to careers in:
- Financial Management
- Systems Design
- Sales
- Project Management
- Employee Relations
- Human Resource Management training



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