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University College Cork

Western Road Cork,
Ireland View map
Ireland
#286
Public
Very High
16,757
1,628
2,864

Undergraduate Overview

UCC offers students a large variety of degree programmes to suit an extensive range of interests. UCC has four Colleges which deliver almost 70 undergraduate degree programmes to students. • College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences  • College of Business and Law • College of Science, Engineering and Food Science • College of Medicine and Health 

Many programmes have paid work placements built into the degree or periods of study abroad which is hugely beneficial to students when they are looking for employment post-university. In fact, 95% of UCC undergraduate students are provided with placement opportunities and 94% of undergraduates employed or in further study or training within 9 months of graduation.


The university has almost 3,500 postgraduate students, across all the major academic disciplines, including 930 students undertaking PhD degrees. We have a range of taught programmes that are offered on a part-time basis and the university is committed to increasing flexibility in its programmes, e.g., by introducing on-line learning programmes.  Our taught masters degree programmes equip graduates to pursue solutions to global challenges in four key areas:

  • Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds
  • Green and Blue Economies
  • Technovation
  • Global Citizenship in a Changing World


UCC is organised into four colleges:

  • College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
  • College of Business and Law
  •  College of Science, Engineering and Food Science
  • College of Medicine and Health




University Highlights

Total students - 16,757

%
%

International students - 2,864

63%
37%

Total faculty staff - 1,628

590
1038

Total students - 16,757

International students - 2,864

63%
37%

Total faculty staff - 1,628

1038
590
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