Founded in 1845, the University College Cork is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Cork (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), County Cork. Officially recognized by the Department of Education and Skills of Ireland, University College Cork (UCC) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Irish higher education institution. University College Cork (UCC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 178-year-old Irish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UCC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||University College Cork|
|Name||Coláiste na hOllscoile, Corcaigh|
|Motto||Where Finbarr Taught Let Munster Learn
T12 YN60 County Cork
|Tel||+353 (21) 490 3000|
|Fax||+353 (21) 427 3072|
The following uniRank Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This uniRank table aims to help quickly identify the University College Cork's academic range and degree level offering.
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What are University programs and courses? University programs and courses are academic programs of study offered by universities, colleges and other higher education institutions. These programs and courses are designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in a particular field of study or career. In many countries, the terms "university courses" and "university programs" are used interchangeably whereas in the US university programs usually consist of a set of required courses that cover the fundamental concepts and principles of a field of study, as well as a selection of elective courses that allow students to specialize in a particular area of interest.
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Yearly tuition refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. This uniRank Tuition Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students (local and international students) and 2 degree levels (undergraduate and postgraduate degrees) and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at the University College Cork. However, the cost of yearly tuition can vary widely depending on the University College Cork's program of study, the specific type of degree, the student's residency status and other criteria. Moreover, tuition is just one component of the overall cost of attending university. Other expenses, such as room and board, textbooks and personal expenses can add significantly to the total cost of attendance and depends on Ireland's cost of living.
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Admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Admission policies may change by country, type of higher education institution and the specific programs or majors offered by the institution. Prospective students should carefully review the admission policies and requirements of each institution they are considering to determine their eligibility and, if the institution is selective and does not have an open admission policy, prepare a strong application.
uniRank publishes below an overview of the most important information about the University College Cork's admission policy and statistics.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has the University College Cork a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.
The University College Cork's acceptance rate range is not reported.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
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University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university or assessing its value. Here are some potential reasons why:
Overall, the importance of university size and profile can vary depending on the student's individual goals, beliefs and priorities. It is important to consider these factors along with other important criteria, such as academic programs, location, cost and university culture.
uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for the University College Cork.
The University College Cork has a student enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 making it a large-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 700-799 academic employees (Faculty).
The University College Cork is a public higher education institution.
The University College Cork is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution adopts a Continuous type of academic calendar.
The University College Cork does not have any religious affiliation.
What are University facilities and services and what facilities and services does the University College Cork offer? University facilities and services refer to the physical infrastructure and resources provided by a university to support its academic and research activities, as well as the well-being of its students, faculty and staff. Some examples of university facilities and services are classrooms and lecture halls, libraries, laboratories, housing, dining services, health services, sports and fitness facilities, financial aids, career or academic counseling services, technology and computing resources, distance learning and study abroad services.
uniRank provides below an overview of the facilities and services offered by the University College Cork.
This institution has a physical Library for its students.
This institution has sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
This institution provides study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.
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There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system:
uniRank provides, for each University, the name of the organization that has officially granted institutional legal recognition or accreditation. For some Universities uniRank also provides a list of programmatic or specialized accreditations that, however, might be not complete or up-to-date.
The University College Cork is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Department of Education and Skills of Ireland
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University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons:
Overall, university memberships and affiliations can provide a range of benefits for Universities and its stakeholders (students, faculty and staff), including collaboration and networking opportunities, access to resources, quality assurance, recognition, reputation and internationalization.
uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University College Cork's memberships and affiliations; however, the list might be not complete or up-to-date. Please contact or refer to the University College Cork's website for a comprehensive list.
Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following:
Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.
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This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education.
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Site last updated: Friday, 19 May 2023
Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Here are some ways in which the official University College Cork's social media channels can help potential students to understand and assess this or any university:
Overall, social media can provide valuable insights to prospective students and other stakeholders into the University College Cork's profile and level of engagement.
uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some University College Cork's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.
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