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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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Paula Fennelly, Senior Executive

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

I studied English, Irish, Maths, French, Biology, Physics and Accountancy for the Leaving Certificate. I actually changed from studying Chemistry to Accountancy half way during fifth year as I found doing all science was very heavy going and I wanted some diversity.

Having the mixture of science and business subjects left lots of opportunities for me for college as I had a flavour of what was involved in both areas. It was also a good match for the career I went into as I use both my technical and business background.
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