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University College Cork
University College Cork is the constitute university of the National University of Ireland. Established in the year 1845, UCC has transformed into a world class institution that combines a rich culture of research, teaching and scholarship. University College Cork is globally acclaimed for high class academic excellence, educational programs, vibrant student life and beauty of its campus. UCC is honored as the reputed international university that draws more than 3000 students from across the world every year, thereby creating unique cosmopolitan culture of students within the campus.
The academic programs at UCC are globally recognized and more than 20000 students take its postgraduate and undergraduate programs every year. All students are the active participants of multi-cultural, dynamic community of scholars, professional and academics. Apart from postgraduate and undergraduate programs, University College Cork takes the pride for offer globally oriented research led program and also provides complete range of globally recognized programs in varied disciplines.
University College Cork has the modern and vibrant campus in Ireland that is beautifully nestled in the picturesque Cork. Students get ample opportunities to combine contemporary lifestyle and heritage of Cork within the campus. Students can enjoy all the benefits of a vibrant, bustling and cosmopolitan city within the campus of UCC. University College Cork is known for its friendly and welcoming learning environs, wooden and beautiful campus with Tudor Gothic quadrangle and exceptional new facilities.
University College Cork has the global reputation for academic excellence in varied subject areas. Some of the popular departments at UCC are:
· Accounting and Finance
· Applied Social Studies
· Art and History
· Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences
· Business Information Systems
· Biochemistry and Cell Biology
· Policy Studies
· Chemical Engineering
· Digital Arts and Humanities
· Film and Screen Media
· Food and Nutritional Science
· History of Art
· Irish Studies
· Management and Marketing
· Nursing and Midwifery
University College Cork takes the pride for offering research led studies and teaching philosophy that allow each student to communicate with the leading researchers from the world, regardless of their level of study. The leading National Aced my for Integration of Research in Teaching is successful hosted at campus of UCC.
The faculty members of UCC have honored with national recognition for integration of their research in learning environment. Since it is the leading research University of Ireland, it focuses on hosting as variety of leading international research centers like Tyndall National research Institute for helping the research scholars to excel in their respective domains.
To maintain the highest standard of teaching, the university keeps on altering the delivery of course content and methods of assessment every year. Inclusive teaching standard and practices ensure to benefit all the students in the campus. The academic staffs are well versed with the right techniques of teaching that eradicates the barriers in learning and provide equal opportunities to students to succeed.
University College Cork comprises of four colleges that offer both postgraduate and undergraduate programs and courses on varied subject field. More than 70 undergraduate programs and 150 postgraduates programs are offered by these four colleges of UCC. Some of the popular courses are:
· Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Science
· Business Management
· Social Science
· Food and Nutritional Science
· Health Science
· Nursing and Midwifery
· Dental Nursing
· Earth and Environmental Science
· Food Science
· Political Science
University College Cork comprises International Education Office within the campus to provide support to all the students. The support officers are there to help both national and international students and provide them with necessary advice on practical aspects of student life in campus including student welfare and accommodation.
Students can become a part of societies which are basically a social group based on non-athletic and shared interests. Students can join any group of their choice to learn new skills, nurture their hobbies and make new friends within the campus. UCC also comprises best in class library for the students studying at the university. The library comprises world class books related to their studies and other entertaining magazines for students.
Moreover, the campus is backed by internet technology that enables the students to stay tuned with the world and their friends 24/7. The entire campus has internet facilities for the students study at the university. There are student service office that provide assistance to student for 24/7.
There is in-campus accommodation facility available for students studying at the university. Students are required to book their accommodation at UCC beforehand to secure a place within the apartments of campus. Students are required to accept their offer of a room within one week to confirm. The campus accommodation facility is comfortable and students can enjoy the lounge and dining facility for mouthwatering cuisines.
University College Cork has a good strength of notable alumni. The alumni of UCC include the graduates from diverse disciplines. Some of the notable alumni include
· Gerry Murphy – Former Kingfisher PLC CEO
· Cillian Murphy – Successful Actor
· Dr. Paul Colton – Bishop of Cork
Some of the popular scholarships are:
· Excellence Scholarships
· Quercus Talented Student’s Program
· National University of Ireland Awards
Masters | Full Time (36 months)
Bachelors | Full Time (3 years)
Masters | Full Time (1 year)