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Linguistic?

Linguistic

The Linguistic's interests are usually focused on ideas and information exchange. They tend to like reading a lot, and enjoy discussion about what has been said. Some will want to write about their own ideas and may follow a path towards journalism, story writing or editing. Others will develop skills in other languages, perhaps finding work as a translator or interpreter. Most Linguistic types will enjoy the opportunity to teach or instruct people in a topic they are interested in.

Qualifications Required for Mechanical Engineering

Qualifications Required for Mechanical Engineering


What qualifications are required?

The most usual route is through taking a degree at a third level college, often following this with a post graduate qualification.

Some courses offer work placements during the programme which is particularly beneficial in obtaining employment after completing the degree.

Higher certificate courses (level 6) and ordinary degree programmes (level 7) are also available often in areas such as instrumentation. These can lead to good jobs as lab technicians with many opportunities for further progression in companies who support additional learning.

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What are the typical routes into this sector?

It helps to have taken physics at Leaving Certificate level. However, it is not essential as many third level courses will cover this material in the first year of study.

Employment opportunities are available following all types of qualification levels, certificate, ordinary degree, honours degree, postgraduate.