Psychology

Psychology

A popular misconception is that psychology is mainly emotive and involves a lot of psychobabble and self-help jargon: this is an extremely misleading view. Psychologists use scientific methods and empirical research to study human behaviour. They also examine how environmental and cultural factors help shape us. They then use this knowledge to help people overcome […]

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Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering involves the design and manufacture, as well as operation of all kinds of components, products, machines, and systems. A project could be a new coffee maker to a robotic manufacturing line. Mechanical engineers are necessary in the production of most inventions and developments. Education There are many options for students interested in Mechanical […]

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Quantity Surveying

Quantity Surveying

Quantity surveying and construction management is a varied and interesting career. All construction projects must be carefully planned. That’s true whether you are building a house or a Luas line. Quantity surveyors formulate a budget and ensure a project costs don’t spiral. They assess each stage of the process and examine costs relating to materials, labour, […]

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Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

Teachers who specialise in Early Childhood and Montessori Education have an unique opportunity to help shape the minds of the next generation. “The child,” wrote William Wordsworth, “is the father of the man.” The sentiment is largely true. The links between early childhood and later adult identity is well documented. The first three years in […]

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Communications

Communications

If a tree falls in the woods, and nobody is there to capture the event on camera, has it actually happened? Of course it has, but what we are getting at here is the fact that the media in each of its many forms has a tremendous impact on all of our lives. Many students […]

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Marketing

Marketing

Marketing aims to improve the public perception of an organisation, product, or service. Marketers seek to increase brand awareness – to develop a relationship between the public and the product in question. A satisfied customer is more likely to show brand loyalty – the Holy Grail of profitability for companies. Education Marketing courses teach students the […]

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Business Information Systems

Business Information Systems

The worlds of business and technology are inseparable. As technologies grow and change, smart companies adopt them to improve efficiency. Graduates in Business Information Systems offer companies the best of both. They are tech savvy and they understand business practices. Education in Business Information Systems There are several dedicated degree-level BIS courses. Most of these […]

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Sales and Retail

Sales and Retail

Sales and retail professionals work in a broad range of areas. These include e-business, media sales, technical sales, telesales and merchandising. In addition they work as shop assistants, account managers, and retail managers. Salespeople must have expertise in the products or services they sell, as well as be professional and courteous. That makes it a […]

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Business Studies Courses

Business Studies Courses

Business Studies or commerce courses are ideal for students who want a career in business, but are still unsure exactly what they want to do. Education Courses are readily available nationwide from Level 5 Certificates to Level 8 Honours Degrees. A general business or commerce qualification will introduce you to all forms of business activity. […]

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Time Management

Time Management

Suppose you spend 3 hours every weeknight studying. Then add another 8 hours for the weekend and you’ve got at least a 100 hours of study a month, each month, in the run up to the Leaving Cert. This is a fairly significant amount of time, and if managed properly, it allows for a great […]

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Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management

A fundamental aspect of every company is an organised stock flow. A supply chain manages this process, ensuring that the correct channels are visited and the expected destination is reached. If you are one of those tidy (and annoying) people who enjoy nothing more than keeping everything nice and orderly, then you’ll be well equipped […]

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Business Start Up and Entrepreneurship

Business Start Up and Entrepreneurship

Have you got entrepreneurship and business skills? If the answer is no, but you’d love to start your own company, then a course in this field might be right up your alley. Entrepreneurs can offer innovative and profitable solutions to longstanding problems and inefficiencies. However, setting up your own business requires more than just a […]

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CV (Curriculum Vitae) Preparation: Writing the perfect CV and Cover Letter

CV (Curriculum Vitae) Preparation: Writing the perfect CV and Cover Letter

When it comes to finding a job, the market is very competitive. Whether it’s a part-time retail gig to help you survive through college or your dream internship, there are a few things you need to know when it comes to your CV (Curriculum Vitae) preparation and writing the perfect cover letter.  CV (Curriculum Vitae) […]

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Property Management

Property Management

With rents at an all-time high, people are still anxious to put money into their own property rather than their landlord’s pocket. Additionally, success in the business sector is obvious by the speed at which offices are being built throughout the country. Property is holding firm as one of the most lucrative markets and there […]

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Public Relations

Public Relations

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire a public relations officer, noted the American social historian Daniel Boorstin. A public relations officer creates and maintains a positive relationship between an organisations and the public. They do this by communicating a positive image through various mediums. Public bodies, businesses, celebrities, and voluntary groups […]

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Applied Art

Applied Art

Applied Art is perhaps more of a vocation than a choice. “Painting,” said Edgar Degas, “is easy to do when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do.” Degas understood that learning is but the first step on the road towards mastery of any art form. If that your talent would benefit from […]

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Beauty Care

Beauty Care

Back in 2009, the Sultan of Brunei paid £15,000 for his favourite barber, who usually charges £30, to fly in luxury from London. It goes to show that a talented hairstylist can expect very loyal customers! A recent survey found that beauticians and hairdressers are some of the happiest workers in the UK. That is […]

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Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture

Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture

If you have an adventuring spirit, then why not consider a career in Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture? This is a profession with a history and pride that is both intriguing and legendary. Catching fish is not solely a way of earning livelihood – it is a way of life. These careers can take the route […]

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Why Study Project Management

Why Study Project Management

Do you want a long-lasting career with transferable skills? Project management is an essential process in that it adds order and structure to organisations or companies and how you carry out their projects, whether internally or externally. Effective project management training is vital to ensure that you have the right skills and knowledge when it […]

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