Transfer/Advanced Entry

Transfer Entry to UCC

Application Process for Advanced Entry: 

This information applies to Transfers to a year beyond first year from another 3rd Level Institute.

Applications for Advanced Entry transfer will open in 15th February 2021 and will close on 9th July 2021.

Applications must be submitted through the CAO website

To be considered for Advanced Entry:

A) There must be a vacancy in the course for which the student has applied

B) There must be compatibility between the two courses

C) Academic Performance - Applicants must pass all modules in their current programme


Please note that the applicant must be transferring from a Level 8 Honours programme or have completed a Level 7 Ordinary Degree in full. There are exceptions to this rule for some programmes such as CK111- Early years and Childhood Studies and CK201 - Commerce.

Applicants are also required to post the following supporting documentation to the CAO as part of their application:

  • Official stamped third-level academic transcripts to date
  • Original or certified copy of either Driving Licence Card, Passport or Birth Certificate
  • Module descriptions of all modules completed to date as part of current programme. This information is usually available on an intstitute's website.

Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions office for further information 

Advanced Entry is open for all undergraduate programmes except Dentistry. However, there are additional rules and/or extra routes for the following programmes:

Admissions Office


1st floor, West Wing, Main Quadrangle, T12 K8AF