Occupational Therapy

University College Cork


Course Name Occupational Therapy
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK704
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 H4 in a lab science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics with Chemistry or Agricultural Science). Minimum grade H5 in one other subject and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English, another lan...

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

Expand+Mature Students
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...

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
Number of Places Approx. Intake 30
Mature Entry Places Approx. Mature Intake 5
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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

Occupational therapy is about helping people live life to the fullest, when they have been prevented from doing so due to ill-health, disability or other obstacles in their environment. Occupational Therapists are experts in analysing ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules
AN1060 Topographical Anatomy (5 credits); AP1024 Introduction to Developmental and Social Psychology (5 credits); OT1001 & OT1002 Person Environment Occupation I & II (15 credits each); OT1004 Becoming a Healthcare Professional (5 cre...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Careers or Further Progression

Occupational therapists work in a wide range of settings, including hospitals, health centres, care homes, schools, prisons and in the community, in people’s homes and workplaces. Demand for occupational therapy services is strong internat...

Further Enquiries Ms Kerry Murphy
T: +353 (0)21 490 1569
E: kerry.murphy@ucc.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2020 566
2019 533
2018 522