Science - Biological & Chemical Sciences

University College Cork


Course Name Science - Biological & Chemical Sciences
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK402
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 BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English, Mathematics and a laboratory science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics with Chemistry (joint) or Agricultural Science...

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.
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

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:
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. available places 200
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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

Our Biological and Chemical Sciences degree programme is the largest and most flexible entry route for students in science. Through this programme, you will have access to ten distinct degree streams, ...

All modules are 5 credits unless otherwise stated.
BC1001 Introduction to Biochemistry and the Biological Basis of Disease,
BL1002 Cells, Biomolecules, Genetics and Evolution,
BL1004 Physiology and Structure of Plants and Animals,
MB1003 Microbiology in Society,
CM1200 & CM1201 Fundamentals of Modern Chemistry Part 1 & 2 (10 credits each),
MA1001 & MA1002 Calculus for Science Part 1 & 2,
PY1010 Physics for Biological and Chemical Sciences (10 credits).
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Careers or Further Progression CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
An extremely wide variety of career opportunities are available to you as a graduate from this programme. For further information on career opportunities from each area of study, please see the information for the relevant degree course.
Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Tel: +353 (0)21 490 3075

Twitter: SEFSUCC
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Points History
Year Points
2021 555 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2020 510 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2019 498