NCI Blog

How to Balance Work and Study as a Part-Time Student

Posted by Conor Sisk on 16 January 2023
Returning to study whilst working a full-time job can seem like a daunting task for any individual. Juggling the added workload, finding the time to study, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle may seem impossible, however with the correct approach you can overcome these challenges and excel in both your work and studies.
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Why Studying Blockchain Should Be Your Next Career Move

Posted by Conor Sisk on 28 November 2022
Many people immediately think cryptocurrencies when they hear the word Blockchain, partly because of its long association as the technology on which Bitcoin runs. However, there is a growing use of blockchain technology across many sectors.
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6 Ways Postgraduate Studies Can Help You Further Your Career

Posted by Conor Sisk on 27 September 2022
Are you ready to take the next step in your career but unsure how to do it? Postgraduate study could be your answer! Whatever your current career goals are, whether you want to move into a management role, earn a higher salary or change career paths entirely, acquiring a postgraduate degree can help you work towards achieving these goals.
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Factors to Consider When Choosing a Postgraduate Business Programme

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 16 August 2022
Dr Paul Hanly, Associate Professor and Vice Dean of Postgraduate Studies at NCI’s School of Business, hosted a webinar sharing useful insights into studying a part-time postgraduate programme in business.
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How to Afford College as a Part-Time Student

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 21 July 2022
Returning to education is a big commitment. Not only are you investing many hours of your time towards gaining a third-level qualification, but the financial commitment can be a major worry for many students. While it’s important to think about the long-term outlook in terms of your career prospects and earning a higher salary after graduation, paying your course fees may seem like a major obstacle in the short-term.
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Why Study Human Resource Management? Here Are 8 Big Benefits To Consider

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 15 June 2022
Human resource management professionals are at the heart of successful organisations. HR teams around the world were the unsung heroes of the corporate world during the pandemic as they supported their colleagues during the big shift to remote working. They constantly keep up with the latest trends such a flexible working models, employment legislation, employee wellness, people analytics, upskilling and more.
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10 Important Reasons Why You Should Study Marketing

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 28 February 2022
With billions of social media users globally, it’s not surprising that more and more people are considering studying marketing to build a career in this highly diverse area. That might be just one valid reason to study marketing, but there are numerous other factors that could influence your decision. Here are 10 reasons why studying marketing may be the right path for you.
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Why Study Cybersecurity? 8 BIG Reasons to Think About

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 12 January 2022
Cyber-attacks and online fraud stories are in the headlines now more than ever before. Grant Thornton Ireland recently reported that the total economic cost of cybercrime in Ireland in 2020 was €9.6 billion, a massive increase since their first report revealed that the cost was €630 million back in 2014.
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4 BIG Reasons Learning Technology is Needed in the Classroom

Posted by Dr Michael Goldrick on 01 September 2021
This is a guest blog post by Dr Michael Goldrick, Programme Director of the learning and technology courses at National College of Ireland.
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How to Learn Skills That Are Key to Entrepreneurial Success

Posted by Professor Jimmy Hill on 09 August 2021
With an extensive career as an educator and researcher, Professor Jimmy Hill, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Vice President of National College of Ireland, shares his thoughts on what it takes to become a successful business owner along with details of a new NCI programme, which will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to begin your entrepreneurship journey.
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