Psychology & Computing

University College Cork


Course Name Psychology & Computing
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK121
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Duration 3 years or 4 years with a placement.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O2/H6 in Maths. Minimum grade O6/H7 in three other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English, Maths and another language.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+To compete for a place as a school leaver, an applicant must satisfy the minimum entry requirements as well as any specific programme requirements, and then compete on the basis of the results obtained in their school leaving examinations.


Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

LCVP can be counted for points scoring purposes only and cannot be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry requirements.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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Entry to degree programmes at UCC is available on a competitive basis to students who present with a recognised QQI award. For a full list of linked programmes, and the relevant QQI FET requirements, see e...

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Mature Applicants

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UCC reserves places for mature students on almost all undergraduate degree programmes. Mature students do not need Leaving Certificate points to enter UCC. However, some degree programmes have specific educational requirements and i...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to:
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Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Approx. Intake 30
Mature Entry Places Approx. Mature Intake 2
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

This is an integrated Psychology and Computer Science course, with an optional work placement year. It is designed to develop your understanding of the ways in which interactive digital technologies and systems (e.g. social media, weara...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules
AP1046 Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction (5 credits); CS1023 Introduction to Human-Centred Computing (5 credits); AP1107 User Experience (UX) Design (5 credits); AP1035 Introduction to Neuroscience, Perception and Attention (...

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Careers or Further Progression

As a graduate of this degree, you will be well trained for careers in a wide range of areas, including roles in which you will creatively apply the most engaging user interface design ideas and work practices with multi-disciplinary teams to...

Further Enquiries Stephen Cullen
T: +353 (0)21 490 4551

Derbhile Timon
Department Manager Computer Science
T: +353 (0)21 4905891
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 402
2018 401