Action 5.4

5.4: Carry out a review of admissions policies and entry requirements for all student cohorts.

5.4: Carry out a review of admissions policies and entry requirements for all student cohorts.

Team

  • Director of Recruitment and Admissions
  • Dean of Undergraduate Studies
  • Dean of Graduate Studies
  • Admissions Office
  • Graduate Studies Office
  • International Office

Outcome

Agreed changes, if required, to entry requirements and Admissions policies.

Current Status

Entry requirements and Admissions policy reviews are currently taking place.

Timelines & Targets

  1. Thorough review of programme entry requirements for EU Undergraduate applicants for CAO portfolio. To improve communication and clarity of entry requirements across all platforms, to include digital and hardcopy marketing materials. To review appropriateness of entry requirements and revise where appropriate: Completed.

  2. Using methodology from EU-UG entry requirements review, extend review to International entry requirements for all UG programmes: Completed.

  3. Agree any proposed changes to UG entry requirements with the Colleges as relevant and bring agreed changes to AB for approval: Targeting September 2010 AB.

  4. Thorough review of programme entry requirements for EU and International to the PG taught portfolio to be carried out simultaneously: Q3 2019

  5. Thorough review of programme entry requirements for EU and International to the PG research portfolio to be carried out simultaneously: Q4 2019

  6. Agree any proposed changes to PG entry requirements with the Colleges as relevant and bring agreed changes to AB for approval: Q1 2020

  7. Identify and collate database of all existing Admissions Policies: Completed

  8. Each Admissions function to thoroughly review policies and identify proposed revisions or amendments: Underway.

  9. Work with the Colleges and other relevant stakeholders to identify admissions policy gaps or proposed amendments: Focus groups being convened in Q3 2019.

  10. Agree any proposed changes to Admissions Policies with the Colleges and other relevant stakeholders and bring agreed changes to AB for approval: Q1 2020

Expected Completion Date

Q1 2020

Comment

We welcome your feedback by email to jennifer.murphy@ucc.ie 

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