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Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.

Leaving Cert Subjects

Practical Group

Construction Studies
Engineering
Design & Comm Graphics
Technology

Science Group

Agricultural Science
Applied Maths
Biology
Chemistry
Mathematics
Physics
Physics and Chemistry
Computer Science

Artistic & Creative Group

Art
Music

Humanities Group

Arabic
Classical Studies
English
French
Gaeilge
German
Hebrew Studies
History
Italian
Japanese
Latin
Russian
Spanish
Other Language
Ancient Greek

Social Group

Geography
Home Economics
Religious Education
Religious Education (Non Exam)
Physical Education
Politics & Society

Business Group

Accounting
Business
Economics
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Elaine Relihan, Analyst

What subjects did you take in school and how have these influenced your career path?

In school I was very interested in history and business. Therefore I went on to study Business and Politics in Trinity College for 4 years.

 As part of Accenture’s Strategy Group, I have been able to translate this degree into the real world and gain a greater understanding of Irish business operating in the multi-polar world. Therefore from a client perspective I can appreciate the external factors shaping Irish business.

I also think in choosing a degree with subjects that interested me, I could never settle in a job that didn’t. Accenture is a broad organisation that offers a lot of work variety for its employees.
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