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Work hard, it is important to have a good work ethic and to always be open to facing new challenges. An open mind is very important as the financial services industry is one that has undergone and will continue to undergo many changes. An appetite for learning is also very important as the need to broaden ones knowledge is paramount.
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Cork College of Commerce

Cork College of Commerce
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Course overview

Course Code
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

For graduates of Level 6 FETAC/QQI business related courses, if you want to increase your business expertise and bring your knowledge and skills to a higher level then this is the course for you. This course combines a wide variety of subjects delivered by experts using various methodologies. This programme will allow you access further learning opportunities in Ireland and the United Kingdom (there is a direct link to the final year BA Business Studies Level 8 in University of Wales Trinity St David (UWTSD Swansea). This course will ensure that you are in a prime position to take advantage of job opportunities which will present.

What will you Study?

Behavioural Studies
Corporate Planning
eBusiness
Financial Management
Human Resource Management
International Marketing
Irish and European Studies
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

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