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Arts most popular

Posted by Francis O' Toole on September 17, 2009

Arts courses are the most popular third-level options, with more that a quarter of all applications listing humanities and human science courses as their first-preference. Arts subjects don’t tend to have a clear career path, but HR managers look to employ well-educated graduates who are self-motivators and who demonstrate creative and analytical skills – which are develop while doing an arts degree. Nearly 50 % of art students go on to do post grad studies in areas such as business, law, journalism and creative writing.


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