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 LEAVING CERTIFICATE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Minimum grade H4 in a laboratory science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics with Chemistry (joint) or Agricultural Science). Minimum grade H5 in one other subject and minimum grades O6/H7 in four other subjects which must include Irish, English, another language and Mathematics.

Students are subject to Garda vetting and Fitness to Practise.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Irish Leaving Certificate School Leavers

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 O6...

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+Approximate Mature Student Places 5

To be eligible to compete for a place as a mature student, you must be 23 years of age on or before 1 January 2023 and apply via www.cao.ie by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more informatio...

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 Approximate Available Places 30
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2023

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2023 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2023 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2023 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Occupational therapy is about enabling people to 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...

All modules are 5 credits unless otherwise stated.
AN1060 Topographical Anatomy,
AP1024 Lifespan Development,
OT1001 Person Environment Occupation I (15 credits each),
OT1002 Person Environment Occupation II (15 credits each),
OT1004 Becoming a Healthcare Professional,
OT1005 Creative Occupations & Health,
OT1006 Practice Education I,
PL1025 Fundamentals of Physiology
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, in the community and in peoples’ homes and workplaces. Demand for occupational therapy services ...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Ms Kerry Murphy, Department Administrator
email: kerry.murphy@ucc.ie
Tel: +353 (0)21 490 1569

Twitter: @UCC_OSOT
Facebook: College of Medicine and Health UCC
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2022 577 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2021 601 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2020 566