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How Postgraduate Education can Boost Your Career  

Posted by Conor Sisk on 24 May 2023
Whether you recently completed your undergraduate studies or are mid-career and possess several years of working experience, returning to education and starting a postgraduate degree can be an excellent way to enhance your career, refine your skillset and give you a competitive edge in a busy jobs market.
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Interested in Postgraduate Studies? Consider Applying for a Scholarship!

Posted by Conor Sisk on 25 April 2023
At National College of Ireland, our mission is to ‘change lives through education’, through brilliant students, expert staff, our collective commitment to access and social justice, academic excellence, and sustainability. One way in which we strive to make education accessible to all is by delivering a wide range of scholarships to exceptional students from both NCI and other colleges, as well as providing discount offers for NCI alumni. Visit our Scholarships & Discounts page to learn more.
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Why Do a Master’s in Accounting? 5 Reasons You Should Consider

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 15 March 2023
There’s a new opportunity at National College of Ireland for someone who is looking to kickstart or advance their career in accountancy. Our new MSc in Accounting, starting in September 2023, will allow students to fast track their accountancy career by gaining generous examination exemptions from the professional accountancy bodies. This is a conversion course meaning students with undergraduate degrees from disciplines such as computing and engineering, along with those holding related qualifications such as business, can start or continue their journey to becoming a professional accountant by completing this full-time programme.
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What Do MBA Graduates Say About NCI’s Degree?

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 13 March 2023
An MBA is an internationally recognised qualification that will enable you to position yourself to take advantage of career opportunities at the highest level of business. The MBA at NCI emphasises the development of business and management skills to solve problems through structured analysis, effective decision-making and strong communication and leadership skills.
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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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