Addt'l Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Apply?

Applications for all taught postgraduate courses and research courses in UCC can be made through the online "Postgraduate Application Centre (PAC)". All EU students can use the PAC website to apply for courses and to track the status of their application at all stages. 

PAC opens for applications for taught courses commencing in September / October 2013 on December 1 2012

 

Application Procedure for Taught Courses

 
Application Procedure for Research Courses

 

Please note that there are closing dates for all taught programmes. Students applying for research programmes may do so at any time during the year. We do advise however that you apply at least two months in advance of your proposed start date and that you have discussed your application with your proposed supervisor before making an application.

Postal address for the Postgraduate Applications Centre in Galway:
Postgraduate Applications Centre,
1, Courthouse Square,
Galway.

If I have queries about the application process who can I contact?

For general enquiries or information, please contact us on:

Tel: +353 21 490 2876
Fax: +353 21 490 1897
E-mail: graduatestudies@ucc.ie

Graduate Studies Office,
2nd Floor, West Wing,
Main Quadrangle.

Who do I contact if I have a Fee Query?

The Fees Office is located on the first floor of the North Wing of the Main Quadrangle in UCC.

Our Opening Hours are as follows:

       

Monday 10:00am - 1:00pm
    2:00pm - 5:10pm
Tuesday - Friday   9:00am - 1:00pm
    2:00pm - 5:00pm

 

Tel: 021-4903929/2365

Email us: fees@fin.ucc.ie

Find us on Facebook www.facebook.com/uccfeesoffice

How do I register for a module for the upcoming term?

All registration queries will be handled by the Student Records and Examination Office.  See contact details below:

Student Records and Examinations Office
West Wing
University College Cork
Cork

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+353 (0)21 4902422

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+353 (0)21 4903448

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exams@ucc.ie

How do I see the modules I am enrolled in?

The UCC Blackboard tab will display any modules you are enrolled in, as well as announcements and calendar items relating to these modules.  You may not see all your modules if your lecturer has not made them available on the system!

If you have any further queries regarding your blackboard account please email:  sit@ucc.ie

I have queries about the modules who can I contact?

You should contact the module administrator

Tel:  +353 90) 21 462 7347

Email:  cgr@ucc.ie

I have a registration letter but why haven't I received my student card?

If you have queries pertaining to your student card, please contact the Student Records and Examinations Office – details below:

 

Student Records and Examinations Office
West Wing
University College Cork
Cork

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+353 (0)21 4902422

F

+353 (0)21 4903448

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exams@ucc.ie

How do I get my student card?

ID cards for First Year students will be issued on completion of registration and orientation.  This ID card will be for the duration of the student's programme of study and will be validated each year on payment of the relevant fee.

ID cards for Ongoing students, which are for the duration of the programme, will be validated at the start of the new academic year provided that the student registers online and pays the relevant fee.

Replacement ID Cards can be obtained from the Student Records and Examinations Office on payment of a fee of 20 euro.

If you need additional assistance, please contact the following:

Student Records and Examinations Office
West Wing
University College Cork
Cork

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+353 (0)21 4902422

F

+353 (0)21 4903448

E

exams@ucc.ie

My log-in won't work in Blackboard, what should I do?

  • You must be a fully registered student to logon to blackboard.
  • If you cannot see all your modules on Blackboard, it means that either your lecturer has not enabled your module, or you are not fully registered for that module.
  • To see which modules you are registered for, log onto http://portal.ucc.ie and go to MyUCC Student Administration.
  • In all cases, please allow a day or so for your registration information to be reflected on Blackboard.
  • Lecturers - Please contact us at ltu@ucc.ie if you have problems with your Module List or have logon difficulties.

Ho do I register for Blackboard?

1. Go to http://sit.ucc.ie

2. Log-on to Student Portal

3. Click on the Blackboard icon

How do I gain access to UCC Libraries?

Please contact the Boole Library Information Desk at library@ucc.ie

What is a Module?

A module is a subject that you study as part of your programme.  Each module will award you either 5, 10, 15, or 20 credits once successfully completed.  Each year of your programme contains 60 credits in total; you must register for your complete 60 credits by selecting the compulsory and/or optional modules available when completing Registration.

Where are we located?

We are no longer residing at the Western Gateway Building, UCC on Western Road.  We relocated in 2011 to St. Finbarr’s Hospital on Douglas Road, see full address below:

 

Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation

School of Medicine, UCC

The Bungalow, Block 13

St. Finbarr’s Hospital

Douglas Road

Cork

Where can I find lecture material for each of the modules?

Lecture material (i.e. presentation slides, references, etc) will be uploaded on Blackboard for students to view either before the class meets or after. 

If you do not see the lecture material you are looking for, please contact the office at 021 462 7347.

Where can I get the module timetables for next term?

A timetable for each module will be available on Blackboard before the first contact date.  But since timetables are subject to change and for accurate information you should contact the office at 021 462 7347 before you start the course.

What format is required for the final essay assignment?

These details are all documented in the Student Handbook as well as the Module Handbook and both are uploaded to Blackboard at the beginning of each term for each module.

What reference style is required for the final essay assignment?

The standard reference style used in UCC is the Harvard style.

How should I submit my final essay assignment?

You should submit your final essay assignment to the programme administrator on the day the assignment is due via email so an electronic copy is on file.  Confirmation of receipt will be sent to you upon receipt of the document.

Two original copies of the assignment must be sent into the office to the following address:

Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation

The Bungalow, Block 13

St Finbarr’s Hospital

Douglas Road

Cork

 

You are not required to hand deliver the two original copies, postal deliver will suffice.

Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation

School of Medicine, UCC The Bungalow, Block 13, St. Finbarr's Hospital, Douglas Road, Cork, Republic of Ireland.

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