Architecture - Offered jointly by UCC & CIT

University College Cork


Course Name Architecture - Offered jointly by UCC & CIT
Course Provider University College Cork
Alternative Provider(s) Cork Institute of Technology
Course Code CK606
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 BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years (8 Semesters)
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 Maths.
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 42
Mature Entry Places Approx. Mature Intake 2
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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

Expand+Joint Programme With CIT

Architecture, which has been practiced for thousands of years, explores new ways of living, investigates new technologies and materials, and works to create new buildings, towns and landscapes that are enviro...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules
AT1001 & AT1005 Design Studio 1 & 2 (15 credits each); AT1003 & AT1006 Construction, Materials and Structures 1 & 2 (5 credits each); AT1009 & AT1010 Applied Technology Studio 1 & 2 (5 credits each); AT1004 & AT1008 History and Theor...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Careers or Further Progression

Architecture itself provides exciting and widely varied career opportunities. Graduates may specialise in certain types of buildings, or concentrate on a particular area such as architectural design, urban design, technology, architectural c...

Further Enquiries Dr Jim Harrison
T:+353 (0)21 429 8401
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2020 484
2019 465
2018 447