In 2015, University College Cork celebrates the bicentenary of George Boole, a mathematical genius who was largely self-taught. The first Professor of Mathematics at this college, Boole's invention of Boolean algebra and symbolic logic pioneered a new mathematics. His legacy surrounds us everywhere, in the computers, information storage and retrieval, electronic circuits and controls that support life, learning and communications in the 21st century.
UCC is the top performing higher education institution internationally according to the EU sponsored U-Multirank. UCC scored the highest number of A grades - 21 out of a possible 28 - in the survey of the 1,200 higher education institutions from 83 countries adjudicated over the past two years.
Interested in applying for a postgraduate or online course? Have a look at our wide range of postgraduate courses - still have a question? Get in touch - and we're holding a live online Q&A session from 4pm - 6pm Tuesday May 19th..