Medicine - Undergraduate Entry

University College Cork


Course Name Medicine - Undergraduate Entry
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK701
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 MB, BCh, BAO (Hons)
Duration 5 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+H4 in Chemistry and either Physics or Biology and H7/O6 from Irish, English, another language and Maths. Students are required to meet the subject requirements for matriculation in the same sitting of the Leaving Certificate or equivalent.


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:
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
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
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

Expand+Course Outline
Few fields can compete with Medicine in terms of the wide variety of opportunities available to the graduate.

For most doctors, their professional lives are centred on caring for people in the community or in the hospital setting. ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 modules

HC1002 Person, Culture and Society I (5 credits)
CP1080 Clinical Science and Practice I (5 credits)
CP1090 Clinical Science and Practice I (5 credits)
FM1010 Foundations of Medicine 1 - Introductory Human Biology (15 c...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Assessment Method Written exams take place before Christmas and in May. Not all modules will have formal examinations. Many modules use other types of assessment. See here for details on assessment for Medicine modules.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
Following successful completion of the Final Medical Examination, and subsequent graduation, Medical graduates are required to complete one year of internship training in order to achieve full registration with the Iri...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
School of Medicine
+353 (0)21 490 1575
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 738 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2020 731 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2019 729 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)