University College Cork


Course Name Athhropology
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK123
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
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
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, another language and three other subjects recognised for entry purposes
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

If you present the Irish Leaving Certificate you need to present six recognised subjects, selected according to course requirements, you must obtain a minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O...

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 2022 and apply via by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the app...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to:
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Number of Places Approx. available places 30
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Anthropology is the comparative study of humankind in the cultures of the world, both past and present. This exciting subject brings many academic disciplines together to examine what defines us as humans and explain how w...

Subjects Taught

All modules are 5 credits unless otherwise stated.
AY1001 Introduction to Anthropology,
AR1001 The Archaeology of Ireland in Context (15 credits),
SC1005Introduction to Sociology,
SC1006 Key Issues in Sociology (10 credi...

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Careers or Further Progression

The employability of anthropologists has expanded as the world becomes more globalised. Anthropologists are trained together and interpret data about human societies, skills that can lead to employment with government and n...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Professor William O’Brien
Tel: 021-4904045
Twitter: @CACSSS1
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Points History
Year Points
2021 308
2020 308