University College Cork


Course Name Arts
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK101
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 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements
Minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English and another language.

Subject Specific Requirements:

Portuguese: Students wishing to...

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.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI FET (FETAC) Students
Entry to degree programmes at UCC is available on a competitive basis to students who present with a recognised QQI award. For a full list of linked programmes, and the relevant QQI FET requirements, see e...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature students: Mature applicants should apply directly through the CAO and must sit the MSAP exam. There are approx. 75 places available on this course for mature students. There are certain subject requirements before a student can select some sub...

Alternative Entry

If you have successfully completed the Certificate in Arts or Certificate in Languages (from UCC’s Centre for Adult Continuing Education) and achieved an overall minimum result of 50%, you may appl...

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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
The BA degree is a broad degree, offering a wide variety of subjects, which means you will have an equally diverse range of postgraduate and career options following your degree. Aside from specific subject knowledge, you will also ga...

Subjects Taught

Year 1 Modules:

You will select four subjects from the following, selecting no more than one from each group:

Group 1: Computer Science; History; Portuguese; Asian Studies

Group 2a*: History of Art;

Group 2b*: European Studies; F...

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Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
As an Arts graduate you will make significant contributions to our society, culture and economy. The cultural and intellectual enrichment derived from the process of your learning will extend to your contributions, si...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Loretta Brady
+353 (0)21 4903140
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Points History
Year Points
2021 300
2020 300
2019 300