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+Minimum grade H4 in Chemistry and H4 in either Physics or Biology. Minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English, another language and Mathematics. Students are required to meet the subject requirements for mat...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

If you present the Irish Leaving Certificate you need to present six recognised subjects, selected according to course requirements, you must obtain a minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O...

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 2022 and apply via by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the app...

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. available places 90
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Few fields can compete with Medicine in terms of the wide variety of opportunities available to graduates. For most doctors, their professional lives are centred on caring for people in the community or in the hospital settin...

Subjects Taught

All modules are 5 credits unless otherwise stated.
HC1002 Person, Culture and Society I,
CP1080 Clinical Science and Practice I (Semester 1),
CP1090 Clinical Science and Practice I (Semester 2),
FM1010 Foundatio...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Careers or Further Progression

Few fields can compete with Medicine in terms of the wide variety of career opportunities. Most of our graduates work as doctors, caring for people in the community or the hospital. Others choose to work in related fields s...

Further Enquiries Dr Deirdre Bennett
Tel: +353 (0)21 490 1591
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)