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
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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 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

To be eligible to compete for a place as a mature student, you must be 23 years of age on or before 1 January 2021 and apply via by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the applic...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to:
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Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

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BSc Mathematical Sciences is an ideal broadly-based degree course for students who wish to develop their mathematical knowledge and ability to a level that is highly valued by employers.

Our students enjoy mathematics, were good at...

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Assessment Method Written exams will take place before Christmas and in May. Not all modules will have formal examinations. Many modules use other types of assessment including in-class tests or take home problems. Lecturers take care to give you as much feedback on your progress as possible.

The remaining marks for a module are allocated based on an end-of-semester or end-of-year written examination.

Some modules, project modules for example, are examined wholly by continuous assessment.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
As a graduate, you will have the technical and numeracy skills, as well as desirable soft skills, such as oral and written presentation skills and team work experience, which prepare you for a range of employment oppor...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
School of Mathematical Sciences
+353 21 420 5818
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Points History
Year Points
2021 566
2020 566
2019 554