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University College Cork (UCC)

Western Road, Cork, Republic of Ireland

UCC University College Cork runs courses, part-time courses and education programmes to Cork and the Greater Munster area. The Adult Continuing Education Department’s purpose is to provide UCC Courses and opportunities in lifelong learning for all adults irrespective of age and previous educational achievements.

Adult Continuing Education (ACE), University College Cork has been offering courses and education programmes to Cork and the greater Munster area since 1946 and is proud to celebrate 65 years of educational services to the community. The first Diploma in Social and Economic Science course was formally opened at a public meeting in University College, Cork on the 14th October, 1946 and 24 students were awarded the diploma in June 1948.

UCC courses are run at UCC to cater for the particular needs of adult learners. Our staff adopt the particular approach needed to enhance adults’ learning so that all students may have a rewarding educational experience.

Since 1908, University College Cork has grown from 115 students to over 20,000, from one building to dozens, from less than 20 staff to more than 1,600 today. Since 1997, they have become a university in their own right within the NUI, but they retain the UCC name as part of their heritage of learning since 1845. University College Cork offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses along with International, Adult Further Education and Online programmes for aspiring students. The college has schools and departments in Business, Arts and Humanities, Science, Architecture, Computing, Medicine, Engineering and more.

Along with housing sports facilities such as The Mardyke, Synthetic Pitch and Human Performance Laboratory, University College Cork promotes health to its students by presenting various health campaigns that encourage healthy living. At UCC there is also a wide range of clubs and societies for students to avail – Boxing, Camogie, Chess, Fencing, Hip Hop, Judo, Kickboxing, Rowing, Rugby, Surfing, Swimming and much more.

 

UCC offers a wide range of part-time courses for adults in Cork. For more information about UCC courses, browse the list of courses listed on Nightcourses.com below.

Autism Studies
Adult Continuing Education (ACE) at UCC is delighted to offer this new and innovative course, which was shortlisted for an Aontas STAR Award, designed to introduce you to the different ways in which people on…
Autism Studies - Online
Adult Continuing Education (ACE) at UCC is delighted to offer this new and innovative course fully online. This course, which is identical to the live version of UCCs Autism Studies, was shortlisted for an Aontas…
Credit Union Operations
The Diploma in Credit Union Operations is a Level 7 qualification on the National Framework of Qualifications with an option to exit with a Level 6 certificate on successful completion of the first 3 modules.…
Arts - Celtic Civilisation
This course provides a general introduction to Celtic Civilisation, enabling students to acquire a broad perspective on early Irish culture. Requiring no previous knowledge or language skills, the subject reveals Irelands early European inheritance as…
Art - European Art History
The course will survey European art history from the fifth century BCE to contemporary practice. The course will introduce you to the significant work of artists, sculptors and architects in the disciplinary canon and examines…
Arts - History of Art
Art History is an important and exciting subject, providing a valuable prism through which to view and to analyse the complex development of western culture. This one year taught programme introduces students to the history…
Brain Health
The human brain is the most amazing, mysterious and complicated organ. Keeping it healthy is critical to our sense of well-being, especially as we age. It is like a muscle and when it is used,…
Critical Appraisal of Publications in Occupational Health
Module Objective: How to base decisions on ethics and scientific evidence. To provide skills for students to critically appraise research results. On successful completion of this module, students should be able to: ?Discuss strengths and…
Business Computing - Applied Business Computing
The Diploma in Applied Business Computing is offered by University College Cork in conjunction with Cork Institute of Technology and in association with the Cork City Partnership Ltd. The programme aims to provide valuable IT…
Cognition Communication Capacity & Rehabilitation
This is a new and unique course, with no similar course available in Ireland or the UK. It is fully interdisciplinary - the specialist lecturers are from a range of disciplines and students learn with…
Art of Science of Business
Business is an art as well as a science. Dr Owen OBrien, a successful entrepreneur and lecturer in business in UCC brings you through the thought processes and actions of a business life. As well…
Advance Care Planning
On successful completion of this module, students should be able to: ?Critically discuss the rationale for Advance Care Planning, ?Delineate the steps involved in undertaking Advance Care Planning and completing an Advance Care Directive, ?Critically…
Career Needs Assessment Planning & Support for Work
Offered in association with the Irish Institute of Training and Development (IITD), the Certificate in Career Needs Assessment, Planning and Support for Work provides an opportunity for training providers (both private and state body), and…
Applied Clinical Issues - Child & Adolescent Mental Health
To provide students with an understanding and critical awareness of the primary issues involved in clinical interventions within child and adolescent mental health settings. On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:…
Creative Writing - Level 1
Suitable for the beginner as well as the more experienced writer, the class provides a fun and friendly introduction to writing. Participants are given the opportunity to explore their own creative imaginations. The focus of…
Creative Writing - Level 2
Suitable for the early-stage writer, who has previously completed a writing workshop, this class provides a friendly introduction to progressing your writing to the next level. Participants are given the opportunity to further develop their…
Credit Union Governance
The Diploma in Credit Union Governance is a Level 7 qualification on the National Framework of Qualifications with an option to exit with a certificate on successful completion of the first 3 modules. Successful completion…
Applied Clinical Issues - Adult Mental Health
Module Objective: To provide students with an understanding and critical awareness of the primary issues involved in clinical interventions within Adult mental health settings. On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:…
Applied Clinical Issues - Child & Adolescent Mental Health
To provide students with an understanding and critical awareness of the primary issues involved in clinical interventions within child and adolescent mental health settings. On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:…
Brain Health
The human brain is the most amazing, mysterious and complicated organ. Keeping it healthy is critical to our sense of well-being, especially as we age. It is like a muscle and when it is used,…
Amputee & Prosthetic Rehabilitation
This is a new and unique course, with no similar course available in Ireland or the UK. It is led by a rehabilitation consultant but is fully interdisciplinary - the specialist lecturers are from a…
Cardiovascular Disease in Primary Care
This module aims to develop the knowledge and skills of health care professionals in the management of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD). Emphasis will be placed on developing a structured system of care which supports patients in…
Ancient Ireland - Introduction
An Introduction to Ancient Ireland is designed to enable students to explore cultural aspects of early Ireland, and will illuminate connections between its literature, mythology, religion, society and material culture. Giving particular emphasis to early…
Arts - History
The Certificate in Arts (History) consists of lectures and tutorial support on aspects of the early and modern history of Europe in general and of Ireland in particular. It aims to help students develop the…
Arts - Italian
Italian is a world language, a means of access to a rich cultural tradition and to a dynamic, modern industrialised economy. The course will therefore provide the opportunity to learn the foundations of good, modern…
Arts - Spanish
Spanish is the worlds second language and is spoken by approximately 420 million people. It is the first language of Spain as well as Mexico, Argentina, Cuba, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela and Chile among many other…
Arts - Italian
Italian is a world language, a means of access to a rich cultural tradition and to a dynamic, modern industrialised economy. The course will therefore provide the opportunity to learn the foundations of good, modern…
Applied Clinical Issues - Adult Mental Health
Module Objective: To provide students with an understanding and critical awareness of the primary issues involved in clinical interventions within Adult mental health settings. On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:…
Aseptic Manufacturing Design
Module Objective: To provide a framework for the design of an aseptic manufacturing facility in the production of pharmaceuticals. On successful completion of this module, students should be able to: ?Present an overview of the…
Biopharmaceutical Development of Investigational Medicinal Products
On successful completion of this module, students should be able to: ?Explain the impact of physicochemical properties, the dosage form/formulation and route of administration on the biological response of the drug, ?Provide experience in calculating…
Arts - Spanish
Spanish is the worlds second language and is spoken by approximately 420 million people. It is the first language of Spain as well as Mexico, Argentina, Cuba, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela and Chile among many other…
Cultural Heritage Tourism
This course will provide the adult learner with a broad appreciation of the cultural heritage of Ireland and the many ways it can be presented as a tourism product. The teaching content provides direct engagement…

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