Free or 90% Funded Places
There has never been a better time to invest in yourself and your future with UCC’s new, substantially subsidised industry-focused courses. UCC are offering free or 90% subsidised postgraduate diploma (NFQ level 9) and higher diploma (NFQ level 8) places to those seeking to upskill or reskill under the Government’s new Human Capital Initiative (HCI).
Keen to study one of our HCI Pillar 1 funded courses in 2022?
Register Your Interest
Focused on areas of skills shortages and emerging technologies, the HCI Pillar 1 courses are ideal for job seekers or returners looking for new opportunities in the job market and recent graduates or working professionals looking to develop their expertise in emerging fields. These full-time courses offer opportunities to enhance your skills in a number of fields including: languages, software, sustainability and the environment, chemical, pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals.
Explore Your Future
For more detail on each of our HCI Pillar 1 funded courses, select a course from the options below