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LM063
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 HETAC 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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4 Years
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In this 4 year degree programme you will study subjects which cover the principles and practice of Technology Management.

Business Stream: Subjects include Employee Relations, Human Resource Management, Financial Accounting and Economics.

Technology Management Stream: Subjects include Innovation Management, Technology Management, Project planning & Automation.

Quality Management Stream: Subjects include Quality Management, Measurement Systems, Logistics systems, Service systems.

In years 3 and 4 you can choose from a list of elective options to broaden your education.


UL Technology Management - Course Description

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LM063 - Technology Management
University of Limerick

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LM063 - Technology Management
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Previous graduates have been appointed to roles such as Manager, Engineer, Analyst, Supervisor in areas such as:

  • New Product Development
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Management Engineering
  • Quality Management
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Product Design
  • Service Management
  • Production Management
  • Project Management
  • Purchasing Supervision
  • Logistics Management



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