University College Cork


Course Name English
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK109
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

Expand+QQI FET (FETAC) Students
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 www.ucc.ie/ e...

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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: https://www.ucc.ie/en/study/undergrad/how/
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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Approx. Intake 35
Mature Entry Places Approx. Mature Intake 4
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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

Students on the BA in English programme explore literature in all its varieties - from the era of Old English to the 21st century, and from poetry to plays to novels to film and comic book adaptations and beyond. Our students engage in ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules:
CORE: EN1002 Literature and Society: Medieval to Renaissance (5 credits); EN1003 Introduction to Modern Literature: Romantics to Contemporary (5 credits); EN1004 Theories: Literature, Film, Drama and Theatre Studies (5 credits); EN1...

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Careers or Further Progression

Studying English provides you with the skills and knowledge to succeed in a range of professions, including careers in:

• Broadcasting and journalism
• IT and Digital Media
• Education
• Arts and Heritage industries
• Publi...

Further Enquiries Dr Edel Semple
T: +353 () 21 490
E: e.semple@ucc.ie
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Points History
Year Points
2019 349
2018 355