Student & Graduate Info
Fees - how much does our programmes cost
OT Students' Website
Click on the following link which will bring you to our students' website which will give you (the student) useful information about working as an OT, writing up assignments, OT legislation, going on placement etc - and all advice given by OT students!
UCC Open Days
What our Past Students have said about our programme
Undergraduate Student https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XORfCD42rQ
Postgraduate International Student https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zka-YOgFxos
Postgraduate International Student https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVK5LzQCyIU
Information for Graduates
"I have just graduated - what happens now?" is a common question we get asked. To work as an OT in Ireland you need to get registered with CORU (who regulate health & social care professionals) so visit www.coru.ie. If you want to work in the UK as an OT you need to register with HCPC (health & care professions council) so visit www.hcpc.org.uk. If you want to work as an OT in the USA visit https://www.aota.org/practice/manage/intl/workinus.aspx
Current Yr 4 Student (Louise Coombs) was awarded The George Moore Scholarship
Louise was awarded The George Moore Scholarship which was set up to support academically talented students who wish to study a Masters Programme in the USA or other countries outside of Ireland. Louise's particular course is a MSc in Global Mental Health & Society. The aim of the scholarship is to produce scholars that will be "trailblazers in their specific discipline or boundary breakers, using an interdisciplinary lens to examine our great global challenges".
Current Yr 2 Student (Raphael Cherif) spoke at Dr. Amanullah De Sondy Conversations on Racism in Ireland
Raphael spoke at the above event which took place on-line on 26th March 2021. Dr. De Sondy is Head of Study of the Religions Dept & Co-Chair of the UCC Race Equality Forum. Dr. De Sondy hosted this special panel with students from across UCC. Raphael is also involved in the Cork Migrant Centre & the UCC Africian Society. Information on this event can be found by contacting the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Unit UCC at email@example.com
Past Graduate (Alan O'Connor) was awarded The O'Connor Scholarship
Not only is Alan a qualified OT, he is also a qualified Physiotherapist and has now been awarded the O'Connor Scholarship. Details on this scholarship can be found at; The O'Connor Scholarship | University College Cork (ucc.ie)
Past Graduate (Bianca Doherty) gave an interview to The Irish Times in January 2019
We are were delighted to see Bianca telling the world about OT and how she moved to the USA to gain further education & employment as an OT there. It's a very interesting & informative read. Further information can be found at; https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/abroad/it-was-hard-getting-a-job-in-the-us-getting-a-visa-was-the-hardest-1.3761597?mode=amp
Past Graduate (Jessica Kennedy) gave a presentation at The Global Undergraduate Summit in November 2018
We are very proud of Jessica who gave a presentation at The Global Undergraduate Summit in Dublin in November 2018. The summit is a gathering of top award-winning students from all over the world who present their research work. Jessica falls under "Alumni Success Stories". Information on the event can be found at; https://theglobalundergraduatesummit.com/
Past Graduate (Sarah Prendergast) created an Art-OT Business
Enterprising graduate Sarah created an art business profile on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter in November 2018. Sarah will combine her natural talent of art with her experience of OT to tell the stories of inspiring Irish people. Further information can be found at;
The OT Harlem Shake
The OT Harlem Shake Fever grips the globe! The Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy were motivated to enter as part of a worldwide call to occupational therapy programmes to submit their version of the harlem shake, all in the name of promoting awareness of occupational therapy. How many occupations can you spot?
Raising Awareness of Good Mental Health
On 11th November 2014 at 1pm-2pm in the Main Quad UCC, The Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy Yr 2 Students helped raised awareness of mental health and to break the Guinness World Record!
2020 Yr 4 Research Poster Presentations was held on-line due to COVID and the winner was;
1st Prize Winner: Jack Murphy Yr 4 Poster Presentation Winner 2020
2019 Yr 4 Research Poster Presentation Winners
1st Prize Winners: Clodagh Daly & Ciara Walsh "Yr 4 Poster Presentation Winners 1"
2nd Prize Winners: Beth O'Sullivan & Aisling O'Sullivan "Yr 4 Poster Presentation Winners 2"