University College Cork


Course Name Finance
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK204
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 O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English, Maths and another language.
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

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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:
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 80
Mature Entry Places Approx. Intake 4
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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

The Finance degree provides students with a thorough grounding in the operation of financial markets and the valuation of financial assets. Financial markets are driven by information, risk and uncertainty, which provide the foundation...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules:
(ALL 5 CREDITS): AC1103 Financial Accounting Fundamentals; AC1104 Accounting for Partnerships and Companies; AC1105 Investment Analysis; AC1106 Introduction to Asset Valuation; AC1109 & AC1115 Introduction to Management Accounting 1...

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Careers or Further Progression

The BSc Finance degree prepares students for careers in the international financial services industry. Graduates target frontline finance roles across the globe, from advisory, banking, and corporate positions. The employment rates and the ...

Further Enquiries Steve O’Callaghan
T: +353 (0)21 490 3462

Dr Meadhbh Sherman
T: +353 (0)21 490 3522
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Points History
Year Points
2020 556
2019 531
2018 520