UCC will be answering questions about their Adult Education and CPD courses on June 18th

UCC is one of the most renowned universities in Europe. On June 18th you can login to Virtual Education Expo and chat live with their team. Find out more about their ACE and CPD courses and campus life. Get your FREE TICKETS today by registering for this online event and discover great opportunities at University College Cork.

Discover our part-time, online & blended courses at University College Cork!

We recognise that work and modern life can sometimes be a barrier to engaging with education. To combat this, University College Cork has designed a number of online and blended courses.

Whether you want to enhance your employability or follow through on a passion we can help you achieve your goals. UCC delivers an outstanding, student-centred teaching and learning experience. We are committed to ensuring flexibility in the delivery of our programmes, this allows students to work, study and balance their home lives at the same time.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

University College Cork provides a range of multi-discipline Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses, and we are continuing to expand our offerings as we work to meet the demands of busy professionals, working remotely. We currently offer CPD in the following subject areas/disciplines, with courses being delivered either fully online, blended, or face-to-face:

Medicine and Health:

• Clinical Therapies
• Dental School
• Medicine (General Practice, Gerontology and Rehabilitation)
• Nursing and Midwifery
• Pharmacy
• Public Health

Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Studies:

• Applied Social Studies
• Education
• Glucksman Gallery Art CPD for Teachers
• Irish
• Italian

Science, Engineering and Food Science:

• Biological, Environmental and Earth Sciences (Geology and Water Quality)
• Food Industry Training

Business and Law:

• Law (Modules from LLM)
• The Keynes Centre (Leadership)

Teaching and Learning:

• Centre for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning

English Language:

• The Language Centre (English Language and Cultural Offerings)


Adult Continuing Education (ACE)

Adult Continuing Education (ACE) has been offering education programmes to Cork and the greater Munster area since 1946 and is proud to celebrate over 70 years of educational services to the community. ACE’s purpose is to provide opportunities in lifelong learning for all adults irrespective of age and previous educational achievements and offer a wide range of very flexible programme offerings from levels 6 to level 9 on the NFQ. ACE also offers part-time programmes under the government’s Springboard+ initiative delivering highly subsidised part-time courses targeted at key growth areas in the economy. Part-time programmes on offer for the 2020/2021 academic year include offerings in the areas of:

Medicine and Health:

• (Bio)Pharma Processing
• Safety, Health and Welfare at Work

Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Studies:

• Autism Studies
• Social Studies
• Mental Health
• Disability Studies
• Development and Human Rights
• Irish Food Culture
• Trauma Studies
• Personal and Management Coaching
• Mindfulness Based Wellbeing
• Psychology
• Youth and Community Work

Science, Engineering and Food Science:

• Process and Chemical Engineering
• Environmental Science

Business and Law:

• Management Practice
• Procurement Management
• Supply Chain Management


Postgraduate Courses

University College Cork has over 150 postgraduate courses to choose from across our four colleges. A number of postgraduate conversion course could be an ideal choice in order to enhance your job prospectus or, change career direction.
Find out more at the Graduate Studies website. Explore our online courses here.

About University College Cork

University College Cork, five-time winner of the Sunday Times Irish University of the Year and one of Reuter’s top 100 universities for innovation in Europe, has a tradition of independent thinking stretching back over 170 years. We are one of Ireland’s leading universities with amongst the highest postgraduate employment rate of 95%.
Proud to be ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world, a qualification from University College Cork ensures that graduates are ‘World Ready and Work Ready’. University College Cork is unrivalled in the quality of its academic programmes and research, its collaborations with industry.


  • Barbara Geoghegan Reply

    I’m interested to know if your degree course in Speech Therapy will be available online or through blended learning?
    Thank you.

  • Nicola Jackson Reply

    Looking for pre nursing QQ1 level 5

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