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.
2018 Final Points
This programme is differentiated from other general business degrees in that it is underpinned with the knowledge and skills required for data informed decision making. In the first year you will gain a fundamental understanding of data collection and presentation, as you progress you will learn how to be more critical in your analysis, you will learn how this analysis is applied to decision making and business intelligence and by the final year you will be confidently using modern tools and techniques to understand how good data is used for predictive purposes. In today’s workplace a fundamental understanding of ethics throughout business practices and an appreciation of corporate governance is expected at all levels in the company, this programme will provide you with this knowledge.
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Industry stakeholders were involved in every step of the development of the programme and have advised on the skills and competencies that are most highly valued by employers. The programme is broad based, industry focussed and designed to produce a well-rounded employment ready graduate, who is also qualified to undertake further studies, such as specialised master’s programmes or a teaching qualification.
Graduates will be able to apply the knowledge of core business and management theory to a variety of authentic business scenarios in an international context, think critically, act ethically and communicate effectively. Graduates will apply an attitude of personal accountability and lifelong learning, demonstrating enhanced social responsibility for a future of sustainable development.
In summary, the programme provides a strong grounding in fundamental business concepts, ideas, practices and methodologies and leads to an honours award recognised worldwide.
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