MATURE STUDENT ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
The Mature Student Office is a support service for students wishing to pursue a full-time undergraduate degree programme.
Details (including entry requirements) can be found by clicking HERE.
Please contact us if you have any queries.
A full description of the courses outlined in our Mature Student Guide can be found in the UCC Prospectus HERE.
DIRECT ENTRY COURSES
You can apply for the following courses by obtaining an application form, from the Admissions Office. More information can be found HERE. You can also click on each course below for more information:
- Diploma in Dental Hygiene
- Diploma in Dental Nursing
- BSc Nursing Studies
- BSc Paramedic Studies
- BCL Evening
- BSc Science Education – Year 3 Direct Entry
UCC also offer an advanced entry route in to full-time undergraduate programmes. This route is open to you if you have studied (or are currently studying) at undergraduate level and you wish to progress to second or subsequent years of an undergraduate programme, based on your prior learning.
Full details on the requirements and application process can be found HERE.
ADULT CONTINUING EDUCATION (ACE)
If you are more interested in pursuing a part-time, short or flexible learning course, you can check out the fantastic courses offered by the Adult Continuing Education (ACE) Department HERE.
POSTGRADUATE STUDY OPTIONS
Prospective Postgraduate Students have a dedicated support office in UCC. Further information on their services can be found HERE. Links to all of the courses offered at postgraduate level can be found at the above link.
You can also study individual modules in a number of disciplines, in UCC. Information on Flexi-Options study can be found HERE.
Before deciding to take on a degree it can be extremely beneficial to undertake a one or two year programme. There are excellent courses available under the FETAC scheme and these can be found across the country. Below are links to some of the colleges providing these courses and where a number of our current and past students started out.
http://www.stjohnscollege.ie/ - St. John’s College
http://csn.ie/ - Coláiste Stiofán Naofa
http://www.corkcollegeofcommerce.ie/ - Cork College of Commerce
For more information about QQI-FET links and UCC see https://www.ucc.ie/en/study/undergrad/fetac/
ADULT CONTINUING EDUCATION AT UCC
UCC also runs a number of Level 6 and Level 7 accredited Certificate/Diploma part-time courses.
For more information please click here