Considering a Postgrad in Arts, Humanities or Social Sciences?
What Will I Study?
Are you interested in a taught postgraduate course (Masters, Higher Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma)?
Or maybe you'd like to do a research degree instead (PhD, MPhil, MRes)?
Whatever your preference, clicking on the links above will lead you to all the details of the course that's right for you!
How Will I Pay For It?
While investing in postgraduate study is a solid investment in your future, we understand that it can be expensive. To ease the burden, UCC allows you to spread your fee payments over two instalments during the year.
UCC offers a number of scholarships. Further details can be found at UCC Scholarships
Will I Get A Job Afterwards?
It's reassuring to know that 83% of our students were either employed or in further study/training within 6 months of graduating from our Masters courses. A postgrad in arts, humanities or social sciences will equip you with a variety of transferable skill that are highly valued by employers in a diverse range of sectors, including media, technical writing, human resources, publishing, teaching, finance, technology, performing and creative arts, entrepreneurship, academia and others!
"Everything Good About Ireland Can Be Found In County Cork" - Including UCC!
UCC is the top performing higher education institution internationally as well as in Ireland, according to the EU sponsored U-Multirank survey .
UCC was voted Sunday Times University of the Year a record 5 times , was Ireland’s first five-star university (QS Stars), and is ranked in the top 2% of the World University rankings.
Cork offers students all the advantages of a bustling, vibrant and cosmopolitan city while retaining a small-town familiarity. The Lonely Planet summed it up nicely when they wrote that “Everything good about Ireland can be found in County Cork”. Don’t take our word for it – read what our students and graduates say on our postgrad student blog