School Leavers: Six subjects in the Leaving Certificate from: Irish, English, another language, Mathematics, a laboratory science subject (i.e. Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Physics with Chemistry (joint) or Agricultural Science) and one other are recognized as meeting minimum entry requirements. Minimum of HC3 grade in two subjects including a science subject and a language (other than English are also required.
Mature students: Mature students must be over the age of 23 years and hold a degree and a HC3 in a laboratory science. Applications form mature students are reviewed on the basis of their educational qualifications, relevant work experience and motivation, as revealed by their application form and personal statement. Selected candidates are called for interview in May of each year.
International students: We welcome applications from international students. All applicants whose first language is not English are required to sit either an IELTS or TOEFL test. To gain entry to the BSc in Speech and Language Therapy, a score of 7.0 is required - with no individual section lower than 6.5. Please see http://www.ucc.ie/en/international/
Fitness to Practice:As part of the programme, students are required to undertake placement and training that involve dealing directly with patients, clients or service users. Since it it of over-riding importance to protect members of the public from harm and to maintain the trust and confidence of the general public in the professions and the University, it is vital that students are deemed fit to practice while on placement. For more information please go to http://www.ucc.ie/en/academicsecretariat/fitnesstopractise/
For further information on entry requirements, please visit UCC Admissions Office website