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

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
Students on this broad and varied Occupational Therapy course study psychology, anatomy and physiology, as well as occupational therapy theories, assessment and treatment approaches and evidence-based practice.

The UCC course stand...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 modules

AN1060 Topographical Anatomy (5 credits)
AP1249 Introduction to developmental and social psychology
OT1001 & OT1002 Person Environment Occupation I & II (15 credits each)
OT1004 Becoming a Healthcare Professional (5 credits)

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Assessment Method

Expand+Written exams will take place before Christmas and in May. Not all modules will have formal examinations. Many modules use other types of assessment to give our students multiple and varied opportunities for learning and students are assessed in a va...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
Occupational therapists are employed as therapists, researchers, managers and educators in Ireland and internationally.

Occupational therapy is a people profession and is all about helping people live life to the fu...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Ms Kerry Murphy, Department Administrator
+353 (0)21 490 1569
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 601 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2020 566
2019 533