Economics - through Transformational Learning

University College Cork


Course Name Economics - through Transformational Learning
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK212
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 or 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 another language. From 2020 an O6/H7 in Mathematics is required.
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.
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Number of Places Approx Intake 40
Mature Entry Places Approx. 4
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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

Economics (through Transformational Learning) provides an excellent undergraduate education in economics. The emphasis is on transformative learning – providing students with different learning opportunities and experiences to facilit...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules

CORE: EC1113 The World of Economics: Cooperation in the Economic System (5 credits); EC1114 The World of Economics: Public Policy in the Economic System (5 credits); EC1115 The World of Economics: Coordination and Individual Decisio...


Expand+• Award winning Transition to Professional Life modules-winner of the Irish Association of Higher Education Careers Services (AHECS) – Employability Award (Gold) 2017

• A variety of learning activities and assessments including oral present...

Careers or Further Progression

The following professional work based competencies are developed:

• problem solving, analytical skills
• critical reasoning skills
• communication, presentation skills
• numeracy, IT skills
• group work/leadership skills

Further Enquiries Contact Information
Dr Ella Kavanagh
T: +353 (0)21 490 2571

Ms Joan Corcoran
T: +353 (0)21 490 2126
Points History
Year Points
2019 400