University College Cork


Course Name Pharmacy
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK703
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 BPharm (Hons), MPharm
Duration 5 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Minimum grade H4 in Chemistry and H4 in either Physics or Biology. Minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English, another language and Mathematics.

Students are subject to Garda vetting and Fitness to Practise,
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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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 65
Course Fee A postgraduate fee will have to be paid for the fifth year of this programme. This will be approximately €7,500 in 2019.
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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

Pharmacy is the study of drugs, including their design, manufacture, formulation into a medicine, and how they work in the body. Pharmacy encompasses the preparation, dispensing and advice on the correct use of drugs. It is a...

Subjects Taught

All modules are 5 credits unless otherwise stated.
AN1075 Principles of Human Structure for Pharmacy Students,
BC1443 Biochemistry (10 credits),
PF1009 Introduction to Pharmaceutical Chemistry (10 credits),
PF1010 Phys...

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Careers or Further Progression

This course is designed to help you master a broad range of skills that can propel your professional career in a variety of directions including hospital or industrial practice, research, lecturing, or wholesaling and regul...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Noreen Moynihan
Tel: +353 (0)21 490 1662

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Points History
Year Points
2021 613 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2020 590
2019 577