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
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.
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...

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Number of Places Approx. Intake 12
Mature Entry Places 1
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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

Anthropology is the comparative study of humankind in the cultures of the world, both past and present. This exciting field brings many academic disciplines together to examine what defines us as humans and how we came to be the way we ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules

CORE: AY1001 Introduction to Anthropology (5 credits); AR1001 The Archaeology of Ireland in Context (15 credits); SC1005 Introduction to Sociology (5 credits); SC1006 Key Issues in Sociology (10 credits); HI1002 The Making of Moder...

Careers or Further Progression

The employability of Anthropologists has expanded as the world becomes more globalized. Anthropologists are trained to gather and interpret data about human societies, skills that can lead to employment with government and non-government ag...

Further Enquiries Professor William O’Brien
T: +353 (0)21 490 4045