Adult Continuing Education
Adult Continuing Education (ACE) has been offering part-time education programmes to Cork, Munster, and beyond since 1946 and is proud to celebrate over 75 years of educational services to the community.
ACE in Numbers
ACE Was Founded in 1946
Adult Continuing Education is proud to have been providing educational services to the people of Cork and Munster for over 70 years. The first Diploma in Social and Economic Science course was formally opened at a public meeting in University College, Cork on the 14th October, 1946. Over the past several decades, ACE has developed a strong tradition of delivering Community Education programmes as well as Enterprise Engagement programmes to hundreds of students in a wide range of disciplines.Find Out More
3,000 Part Time Students Every Year
ACE is the longest established centre for adult and lifelong learning in the Irish university system. ACE provides programmes for 3,000 students every academic year. All of our courses are delivered part-time to allow students to work, study and balance their home lives at the same time. We pride ourselves on offering lifelong learning opportunities for all potential students.Find Out More
175 Programmes Offered
ACE provides educational programmes that cover an extensive range of subjects. We offer dedicated support for adult learners and our courses are highly recommended by graduates and employers alike.Find Out More
90 Years Old and Graduating!
ACE endeavors in all courses to cater for the particular needs of the adult learner, it's never too late to return to education! Sheila graduated in 2001 with a Diploma in Women's Studies.