Geography - Conversion Course

University College Cork

 

Course Name Geography - Conversion Course
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKA13 CKA43
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters HDip in Arts
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course
Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

2. Apply Online
Once you have chosen your course y...

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Duration CKA13: Full-time 1 year
CKA14: Part-time 2 years

Additional Teaching Mode Information
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+It is intended for those who already have a 3 or 4 year primary degree, preferably in the area of Arts or the Sciences, and who wish to study the subject Geography intensively over one academic year. The Higher Diploma in Arts is a conversion progra...

Comment

Expand+Course Practicalities
You are advised to consult the timetable (http://timetable.ucc.ie/department.asp) and balance the load between first and second semesters. Please note that some 3rd year modules require a 2nd year pre-requisite module.

If yo...

Course Content

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Geographers examine the cultures, economies, societies, physical landscape and environments of the Earth using a unique combination of the humanities, social and natural sciences.

The Higher Diploma in Arts - Geography is a convers...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students take undergraduate second and third-year modules to the value of 60 credits. GG2045 consists of a week-long required residential field module and in some other modules, there may be elements of shorter non-residential field work.

All stud...

Assessment Method Assessment
Geography modules are assessed using a combination of end-of-year examinations and continuous assessments. Details of the assessment used in each module can be found in the UCC Book of Modules. www.ucc.ie/modules
Careers or Further Progression

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You will gain technical geographical skills including:
• computer cartography and geographical information systems
• remote sensing
• quantitative and qualitative research methods
• social surveys and analy...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr. Ray O'Connor
ray.oconnor@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 420 5164
http://www.ucc.ie/en/geography/
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