Early Years & Childhood Studies

University College Cork

 

Course Name Early Years & Childhood Studies
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK111
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
Apply To CAO
Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3 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 and another language.

Student Garda Vetting

All students on this programme will come into contact with the public and assume ...

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.

Applic...

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 www.ucc.ie/ e...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+MATURE STUDENT 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 2021 and apply via www.cao.ie by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the applic...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to: https://www.ucc.ie/en/study/undergrad/how/
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
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
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
This was one of the first degree courses of its kind in Ireland and pioneered the development of Early Years and Childhood Studies as a distinct speciality with distinctive careers.

This three-year degree will expose you to interdi...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Modules

Year 1 Modules:
AP1022 Social Psychology (5 credits)
AP1023 Lifespan Development (5 credits)
AP1123 Introduction to Biological and Cognitive Perspectives on Psychology (5 credits);
AP1504 Research Methods for Evidence-Informed Professi...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
A number of pathways from the degree provide opportunities in the following fields:

early years care and education professional
national school teaching
social work
youth and community work
speech and language t...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Marie O'Donovan
eycs@ucc.ie
+353 (0)21 490 3487
https://www.ucc.ie/en/education/und/ck111baearlyyearsandchildhoodstudieseycs/
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2020 419
2019 398
2018 388