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Analog Devices

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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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SG135
Business in Tourism with Event 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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3 Years
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This course is designed to equip students for employment in the tourism industry. This programme is focused on student learning outside of the traditional classroom, with weekly field trips to a variety of tourist destinations, and modules which include adventure tourism, cultural tourism and ecology. Students also undertake international field trips to tourist destinations such as Amsterdam, Paris, Madrid, Venice, Frankfurt and Rome.

The programme includes a four-month work placement in Ireland or abroad. Students also have the option to study abroad in a partner institution for one semester/one year, and may also choose to study Spanish, French or German at beginners or advanced level.

The work placement module takes place at the end of year 2 and runs from April to September.


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SG135 - Business in Tourism with Event Management
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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:
C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
or C20174 - Mathematics for Engineering
or C20175 - Mathematics for Computing
or LCE Maths

Note: Information for 2017 Entry

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Graduates in tourism are much sought after and the skills developed are transferable internationally and from one aspect of the industry to another. You are likely to work in national or local tourism development agencies; travel agencies; tour companies; ecotourism, cultural attractions, events, festivals or community development.

The broad business knowledge and skills gained by completing this course has enabled many of our graduates to pursue rewarding careers in a wide variety of areas such as management, marketing, non for profit sector or teaching.



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