Important Info for All Students

Undergraduate Student Applications

A student wishing to apply for permission to deviate from the standard regulations as detailed in the University Calendar must apply for permission from the College of SEFS using Undergrad Application Form A. Examples of requests include: leave of absence; additional modules (to prescribed degree programme) up to 10 credits (subject to marks not being used for pass or progression); change of module(s)/subject (outside the university closing date); exemptions; replacement of course (e.g. year abroad), entry to intercalated degree programmes (e.g. Physiology), and deviation from three year rule.

A student wishing to transfer between programmes within the College of SEFS and transfers to SEFS programmes from applicants within UCC must complete SEFS Transfer Form B.

Student Application Process

•    The student makes contact with Head of the relevant School/Department to discuss the application.

•    The student must then submit the completed application form to the relevant Head of School/Department.

Students should note monthly closing dates on College/School/Departmental websites.

  Prospective Student Applications & Student Application Process

•    Mature Students apply for direct entry through CAO - click here

•    HETAC, Non degree – flexi options (part-time) and Inter Institutional Transfers applications are made by applying through the Admissions Office - click here

•    Applications from Non EU (full-time/part-time) students complete relevant application forms available from the International Education Office - click here

Deadlines are set annually by the Admissions Office and International Education Office.

Decisions on undergraduate student applications are sent by the College of SEFS to the Registrar’s Office.

The Registrar’s Office communicates the decision to the student.

 Decisions on prospective student applications are sent by the College of SEFS to the Admissions/International Education Office.

The Admissions/International Education Office communicates the decision to the student.

APPEAL PROCESS (for Undergraduate Students only)

A student wishing to appeal the outcome of a decision must (i) in the first instance, write to the Registrar outlining the reason for the appeal and (ii) send a copy of this correspondence to the Head of College of SEFS. Any additional evidence or information that might alter the decision should be submitted by the student. The appeal will be conducted by the SEFS TLSE committee in consultation with the Head of School/Department. An appeal should  be lodged no later than two weeks after  notification of the outcome. The decision of the appeal will  be communicated in writing by the Registrar's Office.

Semester dates for the 2016/17 academic year can be found here

Programme timetables can be found here - check back often and ensure your schedule is up to date. 

Read the following document to discover resources to assist registration for Science 2, 3 and 4 - Registration for Science, 2, 3 and 4

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In 2011 the College of Science, Engineering & Food Science (SEFS)  instigated Outstanding Lecturer & Outstanding Postgraduate Demonstrator Teaching Awards, a bottom up initiative involving students identifying and recognising excellence among their lecturers and demonstrators.  More details can be found here.

Find out more about SEFS Undergraduate Scholars here .

Details of Summer Bursaries can be found here .

A comprehensive description of NUI Grades - NUI Grade Descriptors
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