Science - Mathematical Sciences

University College Cork


Course Name Science - Mathematical Sciences
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK407
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
Apply To CAO
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 and Mathematics.

Additional Requirement
H3 in Mathematics.
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

Expand+Mature Students
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 60
Mature Entry Places 3
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
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

Mathematical Sciences allows you to study all aspects of mathematics including Single Honours in Mathematical Sciences, Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Sciences, or Joint Honours with Physics.

Mathematical Science underpins scien...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules:
CORE: AM1052 Introduction to Mechanics (5 credits); AM1053 Introduction to Mathematical Modelling (5 credits); AM1054 Mathematical Software (5 credits); MA1057 Introduction to Abstract Algebra (5 credits); MA1058 Introduction to Lin...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Careers or Further Progression

Graduates possess technical, computational and numeracy skills, as well as desirable soft skills, such as oral and written presentation skills and teamwork experience, all of which are highly valued by a range of employers.

A mathematic...

Further Enquiries School of Mathematical Sciences
T: +353 (0)21 420 5818
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2020 566
2019 554
2018 543