About This Course
Subject available through multiple programmes
See Fees and Costs for full details.
Refer to CK101 See Requirements for full details.
Computer Science is a relatively young field and is showing rapid growth in terms of scientific and technological advancement and in terms of impact on diverse aspects of human existence.
First Year Module:
CS1202 Introduction to Computer Systems (15 credits)
Teaching methods used in the Department of Computer Science ensure a meaningful integration of the theoretical and practical aspects of computing. A coordinated series of lectures, tutorials, practicals and project assignment work are used for individual courses as appropriate.
Why Choose This Course
Placement or Study Abroad Information
Study abroad: If you are studying through the BA International, you will spend Year 3 studying at one of our partner universities abroad. We currently have links with universities in: Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden Mexico, and the USA.
Work placement: If you study through the BA or the BA International, you will have the opportunity to avail of a work placement in Year 2. You can find out more here.
Non-EU candidates are expected to have educational qualifications of a standard equivalent to the Irish Leaving Certificate. In addition, where such candidates are non-native speakers of the English language they must satisfy the university of their competency in the English language.
To verify if you meet the minimum academic and language requirements visit our qualification comparison page.
Refer to our International Office page for more information on how to apply to UCC.
Fees and Costs
For International Fees see our Fees Schedule page.
How Do I Apply
Refer to CK101 and CK108.
EU Applicants: The Central Applications Office (CAO) processes applications for undergraduate courses in Irish Higher Education Institutions. Refer to the CAO page for further information.
Mature Applicants (age 23 or over): See the CAO Mature Applicants page and the Mature Students Admissions Pathway (MSAP) page for essential information on the application process for mature students.
QQI FET: See our QQI FET Applicants page.
Non-EU Applicants: Non-EU applicants apply online via the UCC Apply portal. See our International Office page.
All Applicants: Please note that the modules listed are indicative of the current set of modules for this course and are subject to change from year to year. Please check the College Calendar for the full academic content of any given course for the current year.
- In UCC, we use the terms programme and course interchangeably to describe what a person has registered to study in UCC and its constituent colleges, schools, and departments.