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University College Cork (UCC)

Western Road, Cork, Republic of Ireland

University College Cork offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses along with international, adult further education and online programmes for aspiring students. 

Since 1908, University College Cork has grown from 115 students to over 20,000, from one building to dozens, from less than 20 staff to more than 1,600 today. Since 1997, they have become a university in their own right within the National University of Ireland, but they retain the UCC name as part of their heritage of learning since 1845.

UCC has schools and departments in Business, Arts and Humanities, Science, Architecture, Computing, Medicine, Engineering and more.

 

Accounting BSc Degree

The BSc Accounting is a distinctive broad business degree. It is unique in that it prepares students for a career in business and finance and for the pursuit of a professional accounting qualification, to further enhance career progression in business. Students have the opportunity to study a wide range of subjects including finance, law, management, economics, information systems,…

Arts BA Degree

The Arts BA degree is a broad degree, offering a wide variety of subjects, which means you will have an equally diverse range of postgraduate and career options following your degree. Aside from specific subject knowledge, you will also gain intellectual, social and management skills that can be applied in a variety of jobs. This is…

Arts International (4 year BA Degree)

Arts (International) includes a year abroad at one of our partner institutions in Europe, the United States, Canada, South America or Asia, and is open to language and non-language students. This four-year BA honours degree will give you the opportunity to enhance your learning experience and increase your cultural awareness by living and studying in another…

Arts with Music (BA/BMus)

Course Outline The BA (Arts-Music) now offers three pathways after first year. You can study for the BA Arts-Music(3yrs), BMus (4 yrs) or the BA Arts-Music International (4yrs). Regardless of which pathway you wish to pursue, in First Year you will take courses providing key foundational skills in Music and two further Arts subjects offered through the College of Arts, Celtic Studies…

Biological and Chemical Sciences (Degree options)

Our Biological and Chemical Sciences degree programme is the largest and most flexible entry route for you in science, with eight degree streams available through it. Our programme is carefully constructed to foster an interdisciplinary approach across a wide range of biological, biotechnology, medical, chemical and pharmaceutical research areas. If you enjoy Biology and/or Chemistry…

Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (Degree options)

BSc in Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences is the foundation year for different degree outlets in the School of Biological, Earth, and Environmental Sciences, BEES. You will receive a solid grounding in the fundamental disciplines that support your choice of degree from Year 2 onwards.

Business Information Systems

The BSc in Business Information Systems (BIS) specialises in the key skills that are essential to the success of professionals in modern information technology and information systems. The goals of this a four-year degree course are to: educate: provide a worthwhile and memorable student experience collaborate: join with business to ensure BIS students gain cutting edge skills…

Commerce

The BComm is the leading undergraduate business degree in Ireland. The degree offers a comprehensive range of business specialisations, and aims to provide you with transferable skills and knowledge in verbal and interpersonal communication, critical thinking, problem-solving and time management. This course is designed to help you gain the theoretical and practical skills required for the job…

Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies

Combining business subjects with the study of the Chinese language and culture, this degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge to work in a fast-changing global business environment. China has been undergoing rapid economic growth and presents excellent opportunities for the international business community. The BComm (International) with Chinese Studies combines a wide…

Commerce with French

Combining business subjects with the study of the French language and culture, this degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge to work in a fast-changing global business environment. The BComm (International) with French will bring your knowledge of French to a near-native standard and will develop the kind of cultural awareness that equips…

Commerce with German

Combining business subjects with the study of the German language and culture, this degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge to work in a fast-changing global business environment. This four-year degree course will educate you in the field of business and commerce, as well as in the language, literature, culture and society of…

Commerce with Hispanic Studies

Combining business subjects with the study of the Spanish language and culture, this degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge to work in a fast-changing global business environment. The BComm (International) with Hispanic Studies is a four-year course that combines comprehensive education in commerce – in areas that include international finance, marketing, management,…

Commerce with Irish

Combining business subjects with the study of the Irish language, literature and culture, this degree equips you with the skills and knowledge to work in a fast-changing global business environment. The BComm (International) with Irish provides you with an opportunity to not only learn about the dynamics of the relationship between business and language/culture, but…

Commerce with Italian

Combining business subjects with the study of the Italian language and culture, this degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge to work in a fast-changing global business environment. The BComm (International) with Italian produces business graduates who can work through Italian, who have strong analytical skills, and who have an understanding of Italian…

CK 731 Mature Applicants Intellectual Disability Nursing (Restricted)

CK731 Intellectual Disability nurses work closely with people with an intellectual disability and their families throughout their lives as advocates, practitioners, educators and facilitators. As members of an interdisciplinary team of therapists, clinicians, teachers and medical personnel, ID nurses work in a person-centred way to empower clients to achieve their life goals. Students gain wide-ranging…

CK 740 Midwifery

CK740 The programme aims to foster in the individual the knowledge, skills, attitudes and professional values for midwifery practice. On successful completion of the degree a graduate is eligible to apply for professional registration as a midwife (RM) with An Bord Altranais. The School of Nursing and Midwifery promotes the development of personal, professional and…

CK 741 Mature Applicants Midwifery (Restricted)

CK741 The programme aims to foster in the individual the knowledge, skills, attitudes and professional values for midwifery practice. On successful completion of the degree a graduate is eligible to apply for professional registration as a midwife (RM) with An Bord Altranais. The School of Nursing and Midwifery promotes the development of personal, professional and…

CK 791 Medicine (Graduate Entry) (Restricted)

CK791 The UCC Medical School has a long and illustrious history in the education of clinicians and clinician scientists. Medicine was one of the three founding faculties when University College Cork opened its doors to students in 1849 as Queen’s College Cork aiming to provide andquot;the most advanced and superior education to the inhabitants of…

CK 101 Arts

CK101 The BA (Hons) degree programme offers a wide choice of subjects with students selecting four subjects in First Arts from a choice of twenty-nine subjects and continuing with two of the chosen First Year subjects in Second and Third Arts. It is an honours programme taken over a three-year period.

CK 102 Social Science

CK102 The BSocSc (Hons) is a three-year, full-time honours degree programme during which students are provided with a broad grounding in Social Policy, Sociology, Studies in Psychology, Economics and Philosophy. The First Year offers a foundation in the Social Sciences. The Second and Third Years of the degree emphasise applied learning and include a fieldwork…

CK 401 Computer Science

CK401 The profound impact of computer technology over recent decades on so many key facets of modern life (financial, communications, transportation, entertainment, scientific/medical exploration, and educational) must rank as one of the most significant technological phenomena in modern history. If the opportunity to participate and contribute to this technological enterprise were not reason enough to…

CK 301 Law

CK301 The study of Law at University College Cork introduces students to a multitude of diverse and stimulating topics. A Law degree equips graduates for an extensive array of careers and provides a balanced and varied foundation for whatever career path is pursued. Law graduates possess the knowledge and skills to enhance their confidence and…

CK 302 Law and French

CK302 The study of Law at University College Cork introduces students to a multitude of diverse and stimulating topics. A Law and language degree equips graduates for an extensive array of careers and provides a balanced and varied foundation for whatever career path is pursued. Law graduates possess both knowledge and skills that enhance their…

CK 304 Law and Irish

CK304 The study of Law at University College Cork introduces students to a multitude of diverse and stimulating topics. A Law and language degree equips graduates for an extensive array of careers and provides a balanced and varied foundation for whatever career path is pursued. Law graduates possess both knowledge and skills that enhance their…

Applied Psychology (BA Degree)

As a student on the BA Applied Psychology, you get a chance to engage with a wide breadth of topics. The degree follows a rich, varied and challenging curriculum, from history to neuroscience, culture to biology, from children to the elderly, from professional skills to statistical and laboratory skills. The scope of psychology can be…

BSc Chemical Sciences (Degree options)

Chemistry provides a scientific understanding of molecules and how they react together, leading to exciting developments in the use of the advanced materials we see around us in the world. It is the study of the properties and behaviour of all matter. Chemical Sciences gives you access to four degree programmes in Chemistry, Chemistry with Forensic Science,…

CK 402 Biological and Chemical Sciences

CK402 (Biological and Chemical Sciences) is the largest and most flexible entry area in Science, with twelve degree programmes in Biological and Chemical Sciences available through this CAO option. CK402 is designed to foster an inter-disciplinary approach across a wide range of biological, biotechnology, medical, chemical, pharmaceutical and ecological research areas. There is a core…

CK 404 Environmental and Earth System Sciences

CK404 The environment is everything around us – earth, air, water and living organisms. Understanding the complex interactions between the various components of our earth systems is crucial to our management and protection of essential resources. There are seven degree programmes available through CK404 and you do not have to make any decisions about degree…

CK 405 Genetics

CK405 UCC has an international reputation for research in Biotechnology and Biomedicine. The introduction of a related undergraduate programme was a natural development of this expertise. The Genetics degree programme is run by the Departments of Biochemistry, Microbiology, Zoology, Ecology and Plant Science, and the College of Medicine and Health. The programme aims to produce…

CK 406 Chemical Sciences

CK406 Chemistry is the study of the properties and behaviour of all matter. As such it is often considered to be the ‘central science’ and provides a scientific understanding of molecules and how they react together, leading to exciting new developments in the use of the advanced materials we see around us in the world…

CK 407 Mathematical Sciences

CK407 The mathematical sciences, both in terms of language and knowledge, have for centuries provided the fundamental underpinnings of science and technology. Mathematics is an indispensable tool in the physical sciences, engineering, medicine, the life sciences, and in business and finance. As many modern research methodologies have originated in the mathematical disciplines, mathematics is well…

CK 408 Physics and Astrophysics

CK408 The Irish Government and the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment have ‚Äúcommitted itself to prioritise investment in science, technology and innovation and the development of the knowledge society‚Äù (2008). This commitment is to ensure the future success of the Irish economy by creating and exploiting new business opportunities. Effective marketing and entrepreneurship are…

CK 504 Nutritional Sciences

CK504 Nutritional Sciences as a subject focuses on food as it affects our health and is concerned with the provision of food and nutrients to the body to facilitate optimum physical and mental development and maintenance of health throughout our lives. The role of food and nutrition in the balance between health and disease is…

CK 505 Food Science

CK505 The Food Science degree programme at UCC involves a wide range of very exciting areas of study, from fundamental chemistry and microbiology of food to modern processes for commercial production of food products. University College Cork has a national and international reputation for excellence in food education and research and has world-class teaching, research…

CK 506 International Development and Food Policy

CK506 This is an exciting new programme and is unique in Ireland as the first undergraduate degree programme to have a primary focus on international (‚ÄúThird World‚Äù) development. The programme combines a strong focus on understanding key dimensions of development and acquiring skills to work effectively in this area, with the opportunity to pursue more…

CK 104 Arts with Music (Restricted)

CK104 The BA (Hons) (Arts-Music) is a three-year honours degree programme. Applicants for this programme must pass the Music Entrance Test which will satisfy the Head of Department of Music and the College/Faculty that they are capable of completing the programme successfully. Enquiries about the Music Entrance Test, and the Departmental Open Day and practice…

CK 106 Applied Psychology

CK106 This three-year BA (Hons) programme focuses on the study of Applied Psychology at Honours level. An Honours Degree in Applied Psychology is recognised for graduate membership by the Psychological Society of Ireland Students take Applied Psychology in First Arts together with two other subjects from the First Arts programme. At least one of these…

Computer Science (Degree options)
Criminology - 3 years or 4 years (International Pathway)
Data Science and Analytics
Digital Humanities and IT - 3 or 4 years (Work Exp. or Int`l Pathway)
Drama and Theatre Studies - 3 or 4 years (International Pathway)
Early Years and Childhood Studies
Economics (Transformational Learning) - 3 or 4 years (Int`l Pathway)
English - 3 years or 4 years (International Pathway)
Film and Screen Media - 3 or 4 years (International Pathway)
Finance
Food Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Food Science
Genetics
Geographical and Archaeological Sciences - 3 or 4 years (Int`l Pathway)
Government
Industrial Physics - Offered jointly by UCC and CIT
Law (Pathways) - 3 or 4 years (Degree options)
Law and Business
Law and French
Law and Irish
Mathematical Sciences (Degree options)
Nutritional Sciences
Physics and Astrophysics (Degree options)
Psychology and Computing - 3 or 4 years (Work Experience Pathway)
Social Science
Social Science (Youth and Community Work) - 3 years
Social Work - Mature Applicants only
Sports Studies and Physical Education
World Languages

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