At a Glance


in the Global World Ranking for 2022, QS World University Ranking


in Ireland for research income from industry sources with 70 Research Centres and Institutes with nine European Research Council awards to date


in Europe in the University Ranking for 2021, European Research Ranking

More about The University College Cork

University College Cork (UCC) is one of Ireland’s leading universities and an award-winning institution with a history of independent thinking stretching back over 170 years.


University College Cork has one of the highest postgraduate or graduate employment rates. As such, a degree from UCC ensures that graduates are ‘World Ready and Work Ready.’ UCC is proud to be ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world and the first university worldwide to be awarded the Green Flag for Environmental Friendliness.


UCC places a high emphasis on research & development and innovation, providing impactful outcomes and top-flight graduates for the growing number of overseas, high-profile companies located in the region. When it comes to students’ careers, UCC leads the sector in Ireland in Graduate Employability. UCC’s Career Services enable students to accelerate and advance their careers through UCC’s commitment to championing employability.


University College Cork offers an unparalleled breadth and quality undergraduate and postgraduate courses across all major disciplines. These courses can be chosen from across our 4 colleges:

  • College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
  • College of Business and Law
  • College of Science, Engineering & Food Science
  • College of Medicine and Health.


Set on 42 acres of wooded ground, only a 10-minute walk from Cork City Centre, UCC is unrivalled in the quality of its academic programmes and research, its collaborations with industry, the beauty of its campus and its vibrant student life.


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