Computer Science

University College Cork


Course Name Computer Science
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK401
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 Minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade 06/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English, Mathematics and three other subjects recognised for entry purposes. A minimum O2/H6 in Mathematics is required.
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.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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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 e...

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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:
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. available places 85
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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

Computer scientists conceive, design, build, and maintain complex computer systems to solve real world problems. This involves the study of computing processes, algorithmic principles, software, hardware & systems des...

Subjects Taught

All modules are 5 credits unless otherwise stated.
CS1106 Introduction to Relational Databases,
CS1110 Computer Hardware Organisation,
CS1111 Systems Organisation,
CS1112 & CS1113 Foundations of Computer Science...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Careers or Further Progression

IT companies actively seek Computer Science graduates, and we find that the work placement in third year boosts your employability. Our graduates have gone on to work in a variety of jobs including software engineers, softw...

Further Enquiries Dr. Aisling O’Driscoll
Tel: +353 (0)21 4205919

Twitter: @UCCS
Facebook: Computer Science, UCC
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 503
2020 468
2019 402