University College Cork

Ireland

Public

University College Cork

Cork, Ireland

Public

January, March, May, July

Intakes

15:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

January, March, May, July

Intakes

15:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

History, Affiliations and Rankings

The provisions of an act enabling Queen Victoria to endow new colleges for the "Advancement of Learning in Ireland" led to the establishment of Queen's College, Cork. On December 30, 1845, the three colleges of Belfast, Cork, and Galway were incorporated under the provisions of this statute. Medicine, Arts, and Law were the three initial faculties when the college started in 1849 with 23 professors and 181 students. The University is affiliated to Atlantic University Alliance (AUA), European University Association (EUA), National University of Ireland (NUI), Irish Universities’ Association (IUA), Universities Ireland (UI) and Utrecht Network. The University College Cork is ranked #=198 in the QS US University Ranking 2022. It is ranked #392 in Best Global Universities (tie), #166 in Best Global Universities in Europe (tie) and #3 in Best Global Universities in Ireland as per the reports by US News and World Report. 

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

The University College Cork campus is one of Europe's most scenic, situated on the banks of the Lee River and within walking distance of a mediaeval city rich in culture and tradition. Against a backdrop of mature gardens, old limestone structures mix harmoniously with spectacular new architecture. The ultra-modern Computer Science building is located at the center of a UCC student's college life. Most lectures, lab sessions, and facilities utilized by the students are located in this state-of-the-art facility, which is only a three-minute walk from the newly expanded Mardyke Arena and a few minutes walk from Campus Accommodation. The University offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in various disciplines. Nursing, Agriculture and Forestry, Law and Legal Studies, English Language and literature and Pharmacy & Pharmacology are the famous and top ranked subjects offered by the University.

Accomplishments and Alumni 

The University’s major contribution in Ireland includes Supporting successful national bid, led by INTEGER of Trinity College Dublin, to extend the Athena SWAN Charter to Ireland, in conjunction with other colleagues engaged in promoting gender equality in higher education in Ireland and Successfully engaging the HEA’s Expert Group on Gender Equality in their National Review of Irish Higher Education Institutions by recommending actions and sharing their resources for effecting change for gender equality. They have also hosted the third Annual GENOVATE Convention at University College Cork. The university’s list of achievements is unending. UCC reportedly had 150,000 alumni worldwide. Some of the notable names include Norma Foley, Teachta Dála of Ireland, Cillian Murphy Irish actor and Maureen Gaffney, Writer.

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

There are a total of 15,768 students enrolled, out of which 3,002 are from international backgrounds. The student body is composed of 85% students pursuing undergraduate programs and 15% doing the graduate courses. There are 1,619 faculty staff at the university from which 629 are the overseas staff. Employers value University College Cork graduates: 93 percent of their alumni are employed or enrolled in school within nine months of graduation. Apple, EY, Dell Technologies, Deloitte and Accenture are the top employers of the University graduates.

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History, Affiliations and Rankings

The provisions of an act enabling Queen Victoria to endow new colleges for the "Advancement of Learning in Ireland" led to the establishment of Queen's College, Cork. On December 30, 1845, the three colleges of Belfast, Cork, and Galway were incorporated under the provisions of this statute. Medicine, Arts, and Law were the three initial faculties when the college started in 1849 with 23 professors and 181 students. The University is affiliated to Atlantic University Alliance (AUA), European University Association (EUA), National University of Ireland (NUI), Irish Universities’ Association (IUA), Universities Ireland (UI) and Utrecht Network. The University College Cork is ranked #=198 in the QS US University Ranking 2022. It is ranked #392 in Best Global Universities (tie), #166 in Best Global Universities in Europe (tie) and #3 in Best Global Universities in Ireland as per the reports by US News and World Report. 

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

The University College Cork campus is one of Europe's most scenic, situated on the banks of the Lee River and within walking distance of a mediaeval city rich in culture and tradition. Against a backdrop of mature gardens, old limestone structures mix harmoniously with spectacular new architecture. The ultra-modern Computer Science building is located at the center of a UCC student's college life. Most lectures, lab sessions, and facilities utilized by the students are located in this state-of-the-art facility, which is only a three-minute walk from the newly expanded Mardyke Arena and a few minutes walk from Campus Accommodation. The University offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in various disciplines. Nursing, Agriculture and Forestry, Law and Legal Studies, English Language and literature and Pharmacy & Pharmacology are the famous and top ranked subjects offered by the University.

Accomplishments and Alumni 

The University’s major contribution in Ireland includes Supporting successful national bid, led by INTEGER of Trinity College Dublin, to extend the Athena SWAN Charter to Ireland, in conjunction with other colleagues engaged in promoting gender equality in higher education in Ireland and Successfully engaging the HEA’s Expert Group on Gender Equality in their National Review of Irish Higher Education Institutions by recommending actions and sharing their resources for effecting change for gender equality. They have also hosted the third Annual GENOVATE Convention at University College Cork. The university’s list of achievements is unending. UCC reportedly had 150,000 alumni worldwide. Some of the notable names include Norma Foley, Teachta Dála of Ireland, Cillian Murphy Irish actor and Maureen Gaffney, Writer.

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

There are a total of 15,768 students enrolled, out of which 3,002 are from international backgrounds. The student body is composed of 85% students pursuing undergraduate programs and 15% doing the graduate courses. There are 1,619 faculty staff at the university from which 629 are the overseas staff. Employers value University College Cork graduates: 93 percent of their alumni are employed or enrolled in school within nine months of graduation. Apple, EY, Dell Technologies, Deloitte and Accenture are the top employers of the University graduates.

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QS

Quacquarelli Symonds (Q.S.) is a corporation based in the United Kingdom that specialises in the analysis of higher education institutions worldwide. Nunzio Quacquarelli launched the company in 1990. It publishes the Q.S. World University Rankings every year. The Q.S. rating, which is considered one of the three most widely read university rankings globally, is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). The institution uses six metrics, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio, that effectively capture university performance. It also publishes rankings in Young universities, Graduate Employability, and Subject Rankings. Q.S. provides an auditing service to universities, which offers information on the institution's strengths and shortcomings. The Q.S. Stars audit procedure rates universities based on over 50 different indicators.

THE

The Times Higher Education, originally The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine that focuses on higher education news and topics. It annually publishes The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It has received worldwide acclaim for its new and improved rating algorithm. Since 2004, it has provided students and their families, academics, university executives, governments, and businesses with reliable university performance data. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer). It also produces subject rankings and rankings for Young Universities, Impact, Reputation, And Emerging Economies.

Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper that first appeared in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian and was renamed The Guardian in 1959. The Guardian University Guide is published once a year. The goal of the University Guide is to show how each university's department is likely to provide an overall beneficial experience to future students, and to do so; they look at how previous students in the department fared. A league table was created using nine performance criteria for 54 disciplines spanning all stages of the student life cycle. Entry standards, Student-staff ratios, Expenditure per student, Continuation, Student satisfaction, Value Added, Standardisation, Subject Classification, and Career Prospects are the indicators utilised by the organisation.

USN

U.S. News & World Report is American news, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis publication. It began in 1948 as a merger of the weekly newspaper U.S. News and the worldwide weekly magazine World Report. The company's rankings of Best Global universities are well-known among the wider population and significantly impact admission trends. The inaugural "America's Best Colleges" report was released by the U.S. News & World Report in 1983. Since 1985, the rankings have been produced and published annually. The magazine U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on data collected from educational institutions through an annual survey, government and third-party data sources, and school websites. It also takes into account outside opinion polls of university faculty and administrators.

Rankings

427

Global Ranking

USN-2021

310

Global Ranking

QS-2021

198

Global Ranking

QS-2022

251-300

Global Ranking

Times-2022

427

Global Ranking

USN-2021

310

Global Ranking

QS-2021

198

Global Ranking

QS-2022

251-300

Global Ranking

Times-2022

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Scholarships

This is one of the scholarships given by University College Cork to its International Students.

Eligibility

To be awarded this scholarship, you must have an accepted offer in your UCC Application Portal (CRM)

Applicability

Automatically Awarded

This is one of the scholarships given by University College Cork to its International Students.

Eligibility

To be awarded this scholarship, you must have an accepted offer in your UCC Application Portal (CRM)

Applicability

Automatically Awarded

This is one of the scholarships given by University College Cork to its International Students.

Eligibility

To be awarded this scholarship, you must have an accepted offer

Applicability

Automatically Awarded

This is one of the scholarships given by University College Cork to its International Students.

Eligibility

To be awarded this scholarship, you must have an accepted offer

Applicability

Automatically Awarded

This is one of the scholarships given by University College Cork to its International Students.

Eligibility

This scholarship is only available to applicants in the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

Applicability

Automatically Awarded

This is one of the scholarships given by University College Cork to its International Students.

Eligibility

This scholarship is only available to applicants in the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

Applicability

Automatically Awarded

This is one of the scholarships given by University College Cork to its International Students.

Eligibility

This scholarship is only available to applicants in the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

Applicability

Automatically Awarded

This is one of the scholarships given by University College Cork to its International Students.

Eligibility

This scholarship is only available to applicants in the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

Applicability

Automatically Awarded

The Education Future International Scholarship is a unique scholarship fund that has been created by the scholarship winners worldwide.

Eligibility

Be an Indian National with a minimum score of 60%(in 10th and 12th) pursuing any UG/PG course at a recognized overseas institute.

Applicability

Fill their online application

The Education Future International Scholarship is a unique scholarship fund that has been created by the scholarship winners worldwide.

Eligibility

Be an Indian National with a minimum score of 60%(in 10th and 12th) pursuing any UG/PG course at a recognized overseas institute.

Applicability

Fill their online application

Application Process

  • Visit the official website of the institution. 
  • Click on 'Apply Now' or 'Register Here'
  • Complete filling your education history with all the qualifications.
  • Fill in the details of your employment history.
  • Fill in your personal statement.
  • Submit the application form by paying the mentioned fees.

Documents Required

Admission Requirements

FAQs

Unfortunately, the answer is no. You will not be offered a lower preference in subsequent rounds if you obtain an offer through the CAO.
Unfortunately, the answer is no. You will not be offered a lower preference in subsequent rounds if you obtain an offer through the CAO.
Yes, you can apply for a deferral of your sentence. Please do not accept your offer, and submit your deferred admission request within three days of receiving it.
Yes, you can apply for a deferral of your sentence. Please do not accept your offer, and submit your deferred admission request within three days of receiving it.
Registered students may apply to change courses if they have met the matriculation requirements for the course they want to change by earning the required Leaving Certificate points or equivalent.
Registered students may apply to change courses if they have met the matriculation requirements for the course they want to change by earning the required Leaving Certificate points or equivalent.
Internal transfers may be possible in some situations, but in the vast majority of cases, an applicant must apply through the CAO and compete for a first-year place.
Internal transfers may be possible in some situations, but in the vast majority of cases, an applicant must apply through the CAO and compete for a first-year place.
CAO applicants for full-time degrees must be 17 years old by January 15th of the year after their admission to UCC. If you are under this age, you must submit a written request to the Admissions Officer for an exemption from the age limit, which should ideally be accompanied by a letter of support from the School Principal and a parent.
CAO applicants for full-time degrees must be 17 years old by January 15th of the year after their admission to UCC. If you are under this age, you must submit a written request to the Admissions Officer for an exemption from the age limit, which should ideally be accompanied by a letter of support from the School Principal and a parent.

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