NCI Blog

Available Places: Another Chance to Study at NCI in September

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 05 August 2022
If you missed the CAO deadline or you're unhappy with your previous course choices, you can submit an application for Available Places on the CAO website. 
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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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Creating Digital Stories with Children in Early Childhood Education Settings

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 02 June 2022
As part of the Centre for Education and Lifelong Learning at National College of Ireland’s Festival of Education and Lifelong Learning, a practice-based early childhood education seminar took place. This event focused on the opportunity digital storytelling represents as a pedagogical tool in early childhood education and Reflective practice in ECEC Educator preparation. Part one of the seminar, which focused on digital storytelling, was facilitated by Dr Marianne Undheim, Associate Professor and Lecturer at the University of Stavanger, Norway.
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CAO Advice: Why You Should Consider a Higher Certificate in Business

Posted by Teresa Murray on 07 March 2022
There are many reasons why someone would choose to do a Higher Certificate (Level 6) after Leaving Certificate, rather than go directly onto an Honours Degree (Level 8) course.
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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. CAO students can apply to join our BA (Honours) in Marketing Practice (NC020) through the CAO's Available Places facility. Find out more here.  Here are 10 reasons why studying marketing may be the right path for you.
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Insight into Psychology Research at NCI From Dr David Mothersill

Posted by Dr David Mothersill on 09 December 2021
The word psychology stems from Greek roots: “psyche” means soul or spirit; “logia” means “study of”. Psychology is the academic discipline that studies the mind and behaviour. At NCI, many different facets of psychology are explored, including biological, clinical, developmental, educational, comparative, evolutionary, and social and industrial psychology. The lecturers are all active researchers across these disciplines. We will share insight into some of this research in coming blogposts.
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'Everyone's Journey is Different' - Kate's Alternative Entry Story

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 17 November 2021
When you finish secondary school, you do your Leaving Cert, get into college and jump into your career...right?!  NCI postgraduate student, Kate Morris, shares her story with us to demonstrate that education is not always about going from point A to point B. There may be some hurdles in the way and you may have to follow your gut by taking what feels like a step backwards, while always keeping in mind that everyone's path will be different.
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How Gráinne Returned to Education & Graduated in Just 2 Years

Posted by Teresa Murray on 05 August 2021
Dr Danielle McCartan-Quinn, Vice Dean of the School of Business, hosted a webinar to explain how you can get your honours degree in Business Management or HRM Strategy and Practice in just two years.
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Marketing Practice: Rebecca's NCI Student Experience

Posted by Teresa Murray on 28 July 2021
Rebecca Redmond Trimble, who holds an honours degree in Marketing Practice from NCI, is now settled in Belfast, in preparation for undertaking her Master’s degree at Queens University. We asked her to share her NCI experience with us.
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How Do NCI Marketing Students Become In-Demand Graduates?

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 18 June 2021
Final year BA (Honours) in Marketing Practice students developed their own online businesses during their final semester and showcased their brands to faculty and other members of the NCI community.
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