Data Science & Analytics

University College Cork


Course Name Data Science & Analytics
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK411
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 4 years.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English and Mathematics.

Additional Requirement
H3 in Mathematics.
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.
Mature Applicants

To be eligible to compete for a place as a mature student, you must be 23 years of age on or before 1 January 2021 and apply via by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the applic...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to:
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
Data Science & Analytics focuses on new ways to capture and understand data from the world around us. It helps us make better decisions for people, communities and industry. The BSc in Data Science & Analytics at UCC provides an educ...

Subjects Taught

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CS1106 Introduction to Relational Databases (5 credits) – Dr Kieran Herley, Semester 1
CS1112 Foundations of Computer Science I (5 credits) – Prof Barry O'Sullivan, Semester 1
CS1113 Foundations of Computer Science II (5 cred...

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Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
Job prospects are buoyant:

Gradates of Data Scientist are the most highly recruited degree according to InfoWorld, 2017.

Top in salary
Top in job satisfaction
Demand will only increase

IBM Predicts Demand fo...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Prof. Gregory Provan
+353 (0)21 420 5892

Finbarr O'Sullivan
021 4205892
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Points History
Year Points
2021 531
2020 510
2019 509