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Prospective Students - Discover Music at UCC

Prospective Students - Discover Music at UCC.

Welcome to our Exhibition Hall! Here you will find presentations from staff, clips of some of our many ensemble classes, plus features on our alumni.

Staff Presentations

Paul O'Donnell shows you the building while talking about your first year studying music

First-Year Music

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John Godfrey talks about career options

Career Options

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Music Entrance Test Information

Music Entrance Test Information

The format for the Entrance Test for Music at UCC has changed. Find out about the new test and how to prepare for it.

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Subject Areas

We offer a wide range of subjects to study. Find out more below.

Music Technology

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Irish Traditional Music

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BA Arts-Music, CK104

BA Arts-Music, CK104

This is the most musically diverse BA or BMus on offer in Ireland.
The course is designed to reflect the true diversity and vitality of the contemporary musical world.

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Music Education and Community Music

Music Education

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Investigation of the neurological effects of musical training in children with Down Syndrome

The MINdDS Project

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Somewhere in my Memory - the Collegial Choir at UCC together with the Crosshaven Community Choir, Music4Children choristers and members of Down Syndrome Ireland

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Ensemble Performance

Clips from some of our performance classes

See what our Alumni are up to

A music degree can prepare you for a wide range of career paths. The sky isn't the limit, the universe is!

The BMus also taught me about discipline, hard work and presented me with many opportunities to think outside the box - skills that I still need in my current job every day!

Eibhlin Glesson - CEO Cork Opera House

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I went in with a very kind of conventional classical way,” she says, but came out playing Ewe dance drumming, performing in a gamelan ensemble, and playing the bodhrán

Mary Hickson - Festival Curator

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I still collaborate with the musicans I met while studying Music at UCC

Jack O'Rourke - Singer Songwriter and Teacher

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Considering that I now compose music for a living, taking composition classes at UCC was probably one of the most important discoveries of my life!

Ann Cleare - Composer and Lecturer

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The Quercus Talented Students' Programme is a scholarship programme that supports and promotes excellence in academia, sport, creative and performing arts, active citizenship & innovation/entrepreneurship.

For more information, contact:

Quercus Talented Students' Programme
G31, The Hub, +353 (0)21 490 4877

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Spotify Graduate Playlist

Have a listen to some of the music our graduates have produced.

Department of Music

Roinn an Cheoil

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