Social Science

University College Cork


Course Name Social Science
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK102
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 BSoc Sc (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

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.
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

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:
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Number of Places Approx. available places 110
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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

Social Science involves the study of society and is an umbrella term for subjects that allow you to investigate the social, cultural, psychological, political, and economic influences that shape the world we live in. It ...

Subjects Taught

All modules are 5 credits unless otherwise stated.

CORE: AP1022 Social Psychology, AP1023 Lifespan Development, EC1117 & EC1118 Markets & Government: An Introduction to Economics, SS1017 Politics & Social Policy (Part 1) (...

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Careers or Further Progression

Social Science encompasses a varied range of career options and if you are interested in working with people in a community, social or therapeutic environment then this course is ideally suited to you. For graduates who pro...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Fioan Dukelow
Tel: + 353 21 490 2790

Phil O’Sullivan
Tel: + 353 21 490 2228
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Points History
Year Points
2021 434
2020 412
2019 391