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BA (Hons) Applied Psychology

The scope of psychology can be seen in the variety of areas that staff in Applied Psychology in UCC research, which in..

Tution Fees: €13,000

BA (Hons) Arts

This is a full-time three-year honours programme. You will study four subjects in Year 1. In Year 2 you will choose..

Tution Fees: €12,000

BA (Hons) Arts (International)

This four-year BA honours degree will give you the opportunity to enhance your learning experience and increase your cul..

Tution Fees: €12,000

BA (Hons) Arts - Music

As part of your degree you will gain experience and understanding of music in contemporary society. You will experienc..

Tution Fees: €13,300

BA (Hons) Arts Archaeology

The greater part of the human story is beyond the range of traditional historical methods and can only be studied using ..

Tution Fees: €12,000

BA (Hons) Computer Science

Teaching methods used in the Department of Computer Science ensure a meaningful integration of the theoretical and prac..

Tution Fees: €12,000

BA (Hons) Criminology

This contemporary course combines key topics in the social sciences and law – such as crime, deviance, morality, ..

Tution Fees: €13,000

BA (Hons) Digital Humanities and Information Technology

You will develop practical skills to flourish in the digital age and explore the impact of digital technology on cultu..

Tution Fees: €13,000

BA (Hons) Early Years and Childhood Studies

This three-year degree will expose you to interdisciplinary perspectives from the Schools of Applied Psychology, Applie..

Tution Fees: €15,000

BA (Hons) Economics

The language of work, business, government and the media is increasingly drawn from economics.Graduates with an economi..

Tution Fees: €13,000

BA (Hons) English

UCC School of English has a strong tradition of creativity and independent thinking. Our students learn, by reading, w..

Tution Fees: €12,000

BA (Hons) Film and Screen Media

The course is at the cutting edge of international studies in the moving image. You will study films from around ..

Tution Fees: €14,000

BA (Hons) Geographical and Archaeological Sciences

Geography and Archaeology are closely related disciplines, concerned with concepts of time and space in relation t..

Tution Fees: €13,000

BA (Hons) History

Join us - explore the past, understand the present and shape the future.  Study and interpret the past and you wi..

Tution Fees: €12,000

BA (Hons) Philosophy

In a friendly and supportive environment, you will learn to master complex material and apply it to concrete prob..

Tution Fees: €12,000

BA (Hons) Psychology and Computing

As a student of this degree you will:·         develop an understanding of di..

Tution Fees: €13,000

BA (Hons) Religions and Global Diversity

 Religions matter. Every world-news bulletin has stories about the impact of religions on individuals and communi..

Tution Fees: €12,500

BCL (Hons) Law (International)

The BCL (International) will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the international student exper..

Tution Fees: €14,950

BCL (Hons) Law and Business

This exciting four-year programme:·         explores the relationship between ..

Tution Fees: €14,950

BComm (Hons) Commerce

This course is designed to help you gain the theoretical and practical skills required for the job market. You will lear..

Tution Fees: €15,000

BE (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering

 It has a broad-based curriculum with strong practical content, including a five-month work placement. It has an e..

Tution Fees: €22,000

BE (Hons) Energy Engineering

Through a combination of solid engineering fundamentals covered in the first two years of the course (eg thermodynamics..

Tution Fees: €22,000

BE (Hons) Engineering

Engineers' ability to convert technological advances into useful systems and devices for the benefit of society has re..

Tution Fees: €22,000

BE (Hons) Process and Chemical Engineering

The programme is accredited by both Engineers Ireland and the Institution of Chemical Engineers (UK) enabling graduate..

Tution Fees: €22,000

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University College Cork – National University of Ireland, Cork (UCC) is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland located in Cork.

The university was established in 1845 as one of three Queen’s Colleges located in Belfast, Cork, and Galway.

Its degrees, conferred by the National University of Ireland, are internationally recognised and over 19,000 students take its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The University enjoys an international reputation, which draws more than 2,800 students from 100 countries across the world.

The University offers honours bachelor degree programmes across the Humanities, Business, Law, Engineering, Architecture, Science, Food Science, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing and the Clinical Therapies.

 Today, UCC is a major research-intensive university delivering world-class research in academic departments and in research centres of national and international significance.

The  vibrant and modern campus is located in picturesque Cork, where students can combine heritage and a contemporary lifestyle. It offers students all the advantages of a bustling, vibrant and cosmopolitan city. Cork is permeated with parks, galleries, shops, restaurants, theatres and historical buildings so students are never short of recreational options. The city and university work well together in providing students with a rich academic and extra-curricular experience.  It’s the perfect environment to succeed and excel.

 UCC offers a splendid student experience characterized by the quality and range of its academic programmes, excellence in teaching and learning, responsive student support services and outstanding opportunities for personal development through its many clubs and societies. At UCC there is a strong emphasis on the visual arts, theatre and music.

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of English language proficiency through the following recognised tests: IELTS or TOEFL. English language tests must be undertaken no more than two years prior to commencement of a programme. 

UNDERGRADUATE  IELTS Minimum Requirements

College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social Sciences            

                      All Programmes                     6.5        Minimum individual sections 5.5

College of Business and Law       

                       Business Programmes           6.0      Minimum individual sections 5.5

                        Law Programmes                   6.5      Minimum individual sections 5.5

College of Science, Engineering and Food Science             

                        All Programmes (Except Architecture)           6.0   Minimum individual sections 5.5

                        Architecture                           6.5          Minimum individual sections 6.0

College of Medicine and Health

                       All Programmes (Except Speech and Language Therapy)        6.5  Minimum individual sections 6.5

                        Speech and Language Therapy          7.0     Minimum individual sections 6.5

 

POSTGRADUATE IELTS Minimum Requirements

College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social Sciences            

                                   All Programmes         6.5  Minimum individual sections 5.5

College of Business and Law       

                                All Programmes            6.5    Minimum individual sections 5.5

College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

                                 All Programmes (except School of BEES: MSc Marine Biology)   6.5  Minimum individual sections 6.0

                                  School of BEES: MSc Marine Biology 7.0    Writing 7.0, Minimum individual sections 6.5

College of Medicine and Health

                                  All Programmes (except School of Clinical Therapies: MSc Audiology)       6.5  Minimum individual sections 6.5

                                  School of Clinical Therapies: MSc Audiology          7.0    Minimum individual sections 6.5

UNDERGRADUATE

Standard XII from Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Council for Indian School Certificate Examination CISCE or a state board

Note: Average is calculated on best 5 recognised subjects and Year X results must also be presented

Minimum Entry Requirements

Band 1  Programmes    Minimum average of 90% + in any of the recognised secondary school qualifications.

Band 2 Programmes    Minimum average of 80-89% in any of the recognised secondary school qualifications.

Band 3 Programmes    Minimum average of 75-79% in any of the recognised secondary school qualifications.

 Additional Requirements

 Where Maths is required for a specific degree programme, a minimum score of 85% in Maths is required.

Where a Lab Science subject is required for a specific degree programme, a minimum score of 85% is required in the appropriate Lab Science subject.

POSTGRADUATE

Indian applicants will normally be required to achieve a first class/first division mark in their undergraduate programme at a good institution of higher education in India. At the discretion of academic departments, students with degrees awarded by top universities such as the University of Mumbai, University of Delhi, University of Calcutta, and the University of Pune, may be accepted with high second class/high second division marks. 

Note 2: Indian applicants with degrees awarded by any Indian Institute of Technology should contact the International Office regarding specific entry requirements. 

Note 3: In relation to three year degrees, the standard of the awarding institution will be considered in relation to admission to University College Cork. Please contact the International Office for further infomration. 

Student accommodation

UCC knows how important it is to find the right student housing. Campus Accommodation is university owned and managed apartment style living. Other Housing Options include purpose built student apartment complexes as well as rooms in a private house or apartment. The Residential Life Office focuses on providing a positive and supportive community in which to live, learn and thrive. 

UCC Campus

 Accommodation offers several different residencies near the main UCC campus. These residences are owned and managed by UCC, and are specifically designed for student life, and offer security as well as reception service.

UCC Accommodation Service reserves accommodation in a range of self-contained student apartments. Apartments are available on a fixed term basis. The contract is for the one semester or full academic year depending on the term of study.

Accommodation is available at Castlewhite Apartments, Victoria Lodge, and University Hall; including Áras Uí Thuma, the Irish Language Residential Centre. Both University Hall and Victoria Lodge have designated blocks for postgraduate students.

All UCC Campus Accommodation is situated close to the majority of University buildings, the Student Centre and UCC Sports facilities; whilst being a pleasant stroll to the vibrant city centre.

• UCC-Owned Accommodation:

• Castlewhite

• Victoria Lodge

• University Hall

Other Housing Options

The University is situated in a pleasant residential area where there is a wide variety of other housing options to suit individuals or groups. Rents vary according to size, location, distance from the University, and facilities.

 We strongly recommend that students book their  accommodation  early before arriving in Ireland to ensure your needs are met.

University College Cork is a long-established university with a distinguished history.

• At UCC, students can learn from some of Ireland’s most-cited researchers at a premier research university.

• UCC is one of the World’s Top 300 Universities (QS World University Rankings 2011). Students can select from programmes in four Colleges: Arts, Celtic Studies & Social Sciences; Business & Law; Medicine & Health; and, Science, Engineering & Food Science.

• It has an extensive range of degree programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

• Work placement is provided in selected degree programmes.

• Beautiful campus, close to all amenities with a vibrant cultural and artistic life.

• UCC has first-rate sporting facilities.

• Guaranteed student accommodation in modern student apartments within walking distance of the campus.

• Full support for all one’s English language needs offered by the University Language Centre.

• UCC has a global network of contacts due to its cosmopolitan student and academic community, having links with institutions and businesses around the world.

• The University is ranked 1st for international student support, 2nd for graduate employability. It is in top 3 for sports and social facilities and 98% surveyed said they have expert lecturers (i-graduate International Student Barometer of 67,000 students at 93 institutions worldwide).

• UCC is the first university in the world to be awarded the international Green Flag for Environmental Friendliness.

• It is one of the world’s top 10 cities to visit (Lonely Planet 2010) with award-winning galleries and restaurants, vibrant nightlife, cutting-edge theatre, pioneering music scene, devoted sports fans and a wealth of historical buildings.

• Students can benefit from Cork’s trade and cultural links throughout the world boosted by its sister cities including San Francisco and Shanghai.

• Students can also gain from Cork’s status at the forefront of Ireland’s knowledge economy, thanks to UCC’s excellence in research and development, and as home to many global names: Amazon, Apple, Boston-Scientific, EMC2, Pfizer and Siemens.

• At UCC, students will benefit from an excellent support system and countless opportunities to develop academically through their programmes and personally through clubs and societies.

The Government of Ireland and the College of Business and Law, University College Cork are delighted to offer one full scholarships for an Indian Student for a one year Masters by Research.

UCC Scholarships

UCC offers a range of scholarships based on academic merit. Each case is assessed individually, please contact us for further details.

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING & FOOD SCIENCE (SEFS):

SEFS Postgraduate and Undergraduate Scholarships

UCC Lauritzon Scholarship in Food

UCC Lilly Research Scholarships in Chemistry/Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering

 COLLEGE OF ARTS, CELTIC STUDIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (CACSSS):

CACSSS Boole International Doctoral Scholarships in the Humanities and Social Sciences

CACSSS Excellence Scholarships (Masters, PhD)

 COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND LAW

Research Masters Scholarship and Law School PhD Studentship Funding

QUERCUS SCHOLARSHIP

Quercus Masters Scholarships in All Disciplines

  Irish Research Council Postgraduate Scholarships

The Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme supports suitably qualified Research Masters and Doctoral candidates pursuing or intending to pursue full-time research in any discipline.

University College Cork is one of Ireland's leading Research Institutes.

• At UCC, students can learn from some of Ireland’s most-cited researchers at a premier research university.

• Recent awards signify that UCC is an excellent choice for students worldwide. UCC is Ireland’s First Five Star University (QS Stars 2011).

• Students can select from programmes in four Colleges: Arts, Celtic Studies & Social Sciences; Business & Law; Medicine & Health; and, Science, Engineering & Food Science.

• The University has an extensive range of degree programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

• Work placement is provided in selected degree programmes.

• Guaranteed Student accommodation in modern student apartments within walking distance of the campus.

• Full support for all one’s English language needs offered by the University Language Centre.

• Students will benefit from an excellent support system at UCC and countless opportunities to develop academically through their programmes and personally through clubs and societies.

• The Support Officer for International Students offers advice on practical aspects of student life such as accommodation and student welfare.

• UCC is ranked 1st for international student support, 2nd for graduate employability. It is in top 3 for sports and social facilities and 98% surveyed said they have expert lecturers (i-graduate International Student Barometer of 67,000 students at 93 institutions worldwide).

• On-campus health service, chaplaincy center, restaurants, two bars, a bank, student travel office, indoor sports complex and outdoor playing fields.

• UCC has a global network of contacts due to its cosmopolitan student and academic community, having links with institutions and businesses around the world.

• UCC is the first university in the world to be awarded the international Green Flag for Environmental Friendliness.

• UCC is one of the world’s top 10 cities to visit (Lonely Planet 2010) with award-winning galleries and restaurants, vibrant nightlife, cutting-edge theatre, pioneering music scene, devoted sports fans and a wealth of historical buildings.


Quick Facts


Institution TypePUBLIC

Founding Year1845

CampusURBAN

IntakeSeptember

Fees

Fees vary from course to course. Initial range it starts from 12,500 Euro annually.

Cost of Living

Naturally, the cost of living varies from student to student, but as a general guideline a student would need between €600 and €800 per month. This includes rent, insurance, food, bills, leisure etc.

Ranking of Universities

World University Rankings 2018     : 351-400

QS World University Ranking 2018 :     283

World Ranking                     :        369

Country Rank                       :        3

Address

College Road, Cork T12 YN60 , IRELAND

University Website

https://www.ucc.ie