University College Cork

Cork is the second largest city in Ireland and third largest city by population on the island of Ireland. It is located in the south-west of Ireland, in the province of Munster. Following an extension to the city’s boundary in 2019, its population is over 222,000

About the University

A University College Cork (UCC) degree is internationally recognised by employers across the globe and ensures students are world and work ready once they have graduated. UCC is based in the cosmopolitan and vibrant city of Cork, which is Ireland’s second largest city and boasts stunning landscapes. The city provides students with excellent career opportunities and many industry leaders are based there such as Pfizer, Dell EMC and BNY Mellon. In recent years, UCC was named the Sunday Times Irish University of the Year for a record breaking fifth time and ranked among the top two per cent of universities worldwide according to numerous major international university rankings.

UCC stands unrivalled in its academic programmes, research, campus beauty and student experience. Home to 3,000 international students, UCC welcomes students from more than 104 countries every year. UCC offers study options across the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences; College of Business and Law; College of Science, Engineering and Food Science and the College of Medicine and Health. The university featured in the top tier in the recent QS World University rankings for 16 subject areas.

Outside of classrooms, students can choose to be a part of over 100 student societies and sports clubs. Cork City provides students with entertainment such as concerts, plays, shopping, exhibitions, and festivals.

UCC was voted to be Ireland’s and the world’s safest campus with UCC’s international students found to be amongst Ireland’s happiest.

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