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.
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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Students study common subjects in their first year. This honours degree course offers students considerable flexibility in their choice of second and third year subjects. As the course progresses, the emphasis shifts from foundation knowledge to in-depth study of particular areas of the major disciplines.
This three-year degree aims to give students a strong base of business knowledge combined with a solid grounding in business and company law as well as criminal and commercial law. Students study both major business disciplines and more specialised areas of the legal and regulatory environment of business. Throughout the programme, particular emphasis will be placed upon the many areas of overlapping business and legal interest, such as the structure of companies, company law and consumer law.
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A range of employment opportunities are possible in areas such as marketing, sales, operations, information technology, finance and general management.
The structure and content of this degree and stream enables students to progress to a career where a sound knowledge of relevant law is a definite asset. For example, many large organisations have legal departments, where comprehensive business knowledge augmented by a solid foundation in legal principles is required.
Graduates from this programme will also be well placed to pursue a business career in areas where legal knowledge is highly relevant – for example, human resource management, finance, purchasing, compliance and contracts.
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