Science - Geographical & Archaeological Sciences

University College Cork


Course Name Science - Geographical & Archaeological Sciences
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK107
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 BA (Hons)
Duration 3 or 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 another language.
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.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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Entry to degree programmes at UCC is available on a competitive basis to students who present with a recognised QQI award. For a full list of linked programmes, and the relevant QQI FET requirements, see e...

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Mature Applicants

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Applicants should apply directly through the CAO, include a statement of interest, and must apply for and sit the MSAP test.

To be eligible to compete for a place as a mature student, you must be 23 ...

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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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This course will appeal to students interested in the past and present relationship between human societies and their environments, and issues relating to heritage management, the environment and sustainable living.

Geography and ...

Subjects Taught

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You will get a broad exposure to the disciplines of archaeology and geography, as well as a foundation in computer science, earth science and environmental science.

The archaeology course will give you an introduction to this discipline,...

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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 essays, lab practicals, projects etc. Class attendance is compulsory, as is participation in fieldwork.
Careers or Further Progression

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The aim of this course is to provide you with a range of vocational skills relevant to archaeology and geography that are transferable to others areas of employment.

The course will be attractive to employers due to...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr Ben Gearey
+353 (0) 21 490 4245
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Points History
Year Points
2021 312
2020 328
2019 326