University College Cork


Course Name Engineering
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK600
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 BE (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements H4 in Maths or Applied Maths. Minimum grade H5 in one other subject and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English and a Lab Science subject or Technology. Lab science subjects include; Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics with Chemistry and Agricultural Science. Technology can be substituted for a lab science subject.

Additional Requirement
H4 in Maths or Applied Maths (if the H4 is in Applied Maths, a H6 in Maths is also required).
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.
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 2021 and apply via by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the applic...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to:
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
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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
Society needs engineers and engineering to maintain and develop critical infrastructure. Engineers' ability to convert technological advances into useful systems and devices, for the benefit of society, has impacted hugely on improvin...

Subjects Taught


Year 1 Modules:
Core (All 5 Credit Modules)
MA1011 & MA1012 Mathematical Methods for Engineers I & II (5 credits each);
AM1021 Mechanics
CM1001 Chemistry for Engineers;
CE1005 Engineering Computation and Problem Solving;
ME1002 Engin...

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Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
Depending on which discipline a student takes, careers are available in a variety of sectors including but not limited to:

PharmaChem (Bio / Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals)
Renewables & Fossil Fuels
Healthcare & Biomedical
Electronics & Computers
Waste Management
Consultancy (Design, Environmental, General)
Public Sector
Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
School of Engineering
353 (0)21 490 2210
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
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Points History
Year Points
2021 510
2020 487
2019 476