World Languages

University College Cork

 

Course Name World Languages
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK110
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
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+At Least six subjects must be presented. Minimum grade H3 in one subject, minimum grade H5 in one subject and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. English and Irish are requirements for all programmes unless the applicant is exempt from Irish....

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.

Applic...

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 STUDENT 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 www.cao.ie by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the applic...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to: https://www.ucc.ie/en/study/undergrad/how/
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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

Expand+Course Outline
The BA World Languages is a four-year specialist language programme, including a year of study abroad and, in most of the languages offered, Computer-Assisted Language Learning to complement traditional teaching.

It aims to produce...

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
...

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Assessment Method

Expand+Written exams will take place before Christmas and in May. Not all modules will have formal examinations. Many modules use other types of assessment.

Language skills are assessed by assignments and/or written and listening tests, which provide s...

Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
Graduates can expect to find employment in a wide range of areas in both the public and private sectors, including:

teaching
the financial sector
international trade
retail management

Employers of UCC language graduates include:

the EU
the European Central Bank
Bord Bía
Enterprise Ireland
Google
Emc2
Bank of Ireland
Allied Irish Bank
Musgraves
Lidl
Apple

Various postgraduate opportunities exist within the schools delivering the programme.
Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr Mark Chu
m.chu@ucc.ie
+353 (0)21 490 2486
http://www.ucc.ie/en/cacsss/incoming/new_programmes/
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2020 452
2019 456
2018 455