Note: Every effort has been made to ensure that the programme and module content as described in the University's Calendar and Book of Modules for the 2020-21 academic year are accurate. However, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, no guarantee is given that programme/module content, delivery and assessment may not be altered, cancelled, replaced, augmented or otherwise amended. Any changes will ensure the same competencies and Learning Outcomes are met. Programme and/or Module Coordinators will communicate any such changes to students.

The College of Medicine and Health offers programmes in Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing and Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Public Health Sciences and Speech and Language Therapy, leading to the awards of the following undergraduate Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates:



Honours Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor in the Arts of Obstetrics

BMedSc (Hons):

Honours Bachelor of Medical Science

BDS (Hons):

Honours Bachelor of Dental Surgery

BPharm (Hons):

Honours Bachelor of Pharmacy


Master of Pharmacy
BSc (Hons): Honours Bachelor of Science (Midwifery)
Honours Bachelor of Science (Nursing) - General
Honours Bachelor of Science (Nursing) - Children's and General (Integrated)
Honours Bachelor of Science (Nursing) - Intellectual Disability
Honours Bachelor of Science (Nursing) - Mental Health
Honours Bachelor of Science (Nursing Studies)
Honours Bachelor of Science (Nursing Studies) (for German registered Nurses)
Honours Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy)
Honours Bachelor of Science (Public Health Sciences)
Honours Bachelor of Science (Speech and Language Therapy)


Diploma in Dental Hygiene
Diploma in Dental Nursing
Diploma in Military Medical Care


Certificate for Dental and Pharmacy Students (Non-EU)

Entry to the College

Candidates for admission to each of the above programmes should satisfy the minimum entry requirements and specific programme/subject requirements as set out here in the General Information section of the Calendar. Applicants for the Nursing programmes who have not satisfied the normal entry requirements may, on the recommendation of College, enter on the grounds of mature years.

Special Entry for Medical/Dental Graduates*

*Subject to place availability.

Dental graduates wishing to be considered for admission to Medicine beyond First Year should apply in writing to the Admissions Office, University College Cork. The closing date for application is 1st March each year. Late applications cannot be considered.

Full details on the application procedure may be obtained from the Admissions Office, University College Cork.