World Languages

University College Cork


Course Name World Languages
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK110
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 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Minimum grade H3 in a language other than English with specific requirements for some languages (see below). Minimum grade H5 in one other subject and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish and English.

Specific r...

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 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:
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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 45
Mature Entry Places 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

The BA (World Languages) is a four-year specialist language programme, which includes study and work placement abroad and, in most of the languages offered, Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) to complement more traditional teac...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules:
CORE: WL1101 Language: Sounds and Structures (10 credits); WL1102 Language-learning Strategies (5 credits)

ELECTIVES: three languages (15 credits each) from Chinese, English as a Second or Other Language (ESOL), French, Gaeilge/...

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Careers or Further Progression

UCC language graduates have an excellent employment record, as employers place a high value on graduates with strong language skills and study-abroad experience.

Employers of UCC language graduates include:

• EU
• European Cent...

Further Enquiries Contact Information
Dr Mark Chu
T: +353 (0)21 490 2486/2563
S: m.chu.ucc (Skype for overseas applicants
to enquire)
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2020 452
2019 456
2018 455