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

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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:
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
Number of Places Approx. Intake 120
Mature Entry Places Approx. Mature Intake 7
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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

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 improvi...

Subjects Taught

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Mathematics for Engineers; Chemistry for Engineers; Engineering Computation and Problem Solving; Engineering Thermodynamics; Mechanics; Physics for Engineers; Introduction to Process & Chemical Engineering; In...

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Careers or Further Progression


Depending on the engineering programme selected after Year 1, graduates may progress to careers in:

• automation engineering
• civil and structural engineering
• environmental engineering
• electronic systems engineering

Further Enquiries School of Engineering Office
T:+353 (0)21 490 2210
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 476
2018 443
2017 454