Geography - Conversion Course

University College Cork


Course Name Geography - Conversion Course
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKA13 CKA43
Course Type Postgraduate
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 9 September 2019
Application Date

Expand+Applications for 2019 start dates will open on November 1st 2018.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means we offer places four times a year on a rolling basis. Some cour...

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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

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Duration Full-time 1 year
Part-time 2 years
CKA13 (Full-time), CKA43 (Part-time)

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 degree, preferably in the area of Arts or the Sciences
The Higher Diploma in Arts is a conversion programme and applicants would not normally have studied the relevant subject to Honours Degree level previ...

Comment Course Practicalities
The course involves 60 credits of undergraduate geography courses. GG2022 consists of a week-long required residential field course and in some modules there may be elements of shorter non-residential field work.
Course Content

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“Geography is the study of the Earth as the home of people” Yi-Fu Tuan

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

Subjects Taught

Expand+The Higher Diploma in Geography consists of modules taken from a range of existing second and third year geography modules.

In second year modules, you will have an opportunity to delve into problems in specific branches in Geography. There will a...

Assessment Method

Expand+Second and third year lecture modules are assessed using a combination of end-of-year examinations and continuous assessments. Details can be found in the UCC Book of Modules. GG3006 Research Methods and Dissertation is assessed on...

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 analysis

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr. Ray O'Connor
+ 353 21 4205164
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