Undergraduate
BA (Hons) Computer Science

University College Cork

Course Overview


Computer Science is a relatively young field and is showing rapid growth

in terms of scientific and technological advancement and in terms of impact on diverse aspects of human existence.

What you need to know

Where is the course located?

Cork City

What is the length of the course?

36 Months Full-time (3 Years)


When can I apply?

You can apply today

When does the course start?

September

Placement options

Study abroad: If you are studying through the BA International, you will spend Year 3 studying at one of our partner universities abroad. We currently have links with universities in: Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden Mexico, and the USA.
Work placement: If you study through the BA or the BA International, you will have the opportunity to avail of a work placement in Year 2.


Application Closing Date

Open for applications

Number of Places

Fees and Funding

Non-EU Tuition Fees

€ 12,500

Living Costs per year

€ 10,000

Application Fee

€ 60

Features and Benefits


  • We currently have links with universities in: Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden Mexico, and the USA.
  • A coordinated series of lectures, tutorials, practicals and project assignment work are used for individual courses as appropriate.
  • Teaching methods used in the Department of Computer Science ensure a meaningful integration of the theoretical and practical aspects of computing.
  • If you study through the BA or the BA International, you will have the opportunity to avail of a work placement in Year 2.

Entry requirements

How to Apply

Once you are ready to start your application, please click on APPLY NOW

As part of your application, you will be required to submit:

  • Your academic history and transcripts (Actual and/or Predicted Grades)
  • Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your passport
  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume
  • Extra requests for certain courses

Minimum entry requirements

  • Leaving Certificate:

At Least six subjects must be presented. Minimum grade requirement of 2*H5 and 4*O6/H7. Applicants will need to meet the following minimum entry requirements:
English: O6/H7
Irish: O6/H7
Mathematics: H3
Other Language: O6/H7

  • A-Levels: C C C
  • IB: 26″

English Requirements

Duolingo English Test (DET): DET score of 120 or better
Please note: Applicants scoring DET 110 or 115 will be required to sit a UCC Language Centre Skills Check before receiving an offer. Applicants presenting with one of these two scores should contact the UG EU Admissions Office directly by emailing admissions@ucc.ie.

UCC has approved the use of the Duolingo English Test (DET) as a temporary measure for the 2020 intake.

IELTS: College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social Sciences: All Programmes. 6.5 Minimum individual sections 5.5
TOELF: College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social Sciences: All Programmes.

  • TOEFL 90: Listening 17; Reading 18; Speaking 20; Writing 17

Pearson PTE Academic: College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social Sciences: All Programmes. 63 Minimum individual sections 51″

Special Entry Requirements

Career Prospects


Notes