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

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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:
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Approx. Intake 30
Mature Entry Places Approx. Mature Intake 5
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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

Analytics enables people to make sense out of the huge volumes of data (big data) that confronts us in today’s world. Expertise in data science and analytics involves storing and manipulating relevant data, and then analysing this da...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules
CORE: CS1106 Introduction to Relational Databases; CS1112 Foundations of Computer Science I; CS1113 Foundations of Computer Science II; CS1117 Introduction to Programming; AM1054 Mathematical Software; MA1058 Introduction to Linear Al...

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Careers or Further Progression

Graduates of the BSc Data Science and Analytics will have the option to choose from a range of job opportunities including big data developer; customer analytics; data analytics and reporting; data architect; data engineer; data scientist; d...

Further Enquiries Professor Gregory Provan
T: +353 (0)21 420 5892

Dr Michael Cronin
T: +353 (0)21 420 5825
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2020 510
2019 509
2018 455