QQI Alerts

Alerts for QQI - As of 2018 entry

1. Route C for CK121 - Psychology and Computing

An additional entry route for CK121 has been linked as follows:

Route C

Code

Title Old Code
5M0536 Computer Systems and Networks CCNMX
  Information Technology CITXX
6M0695 Computer Systems and Network CNSSX
5M0529 Software Development  
6M0691 Software Development  

 

With Distinctions* (i.e. 80% or greater) in 4 modules which must include one from List A and one from List B:

Module Code

Module Title 

Old Module Code

List A:

5N2927

5N0541/6N2108

6N1411

5N2928

 

List B:

5N0554

5N1833/6N3395

5N18396

5N0556

 

Programing and Design Principles

Object Oriented Programming

Systems Software

Operating Software

 

 

Computational Methods and Problem Solving

Mathematics

Maths for Information Technology

Mathematics for STEM

 

C20013/C30149

C30144

 

C20255

 

 

 

C20139

C20175

C20174

 

*(5N1356/6N1946/W20008 Work Experience and 5N1433/6N1947 Work Practice cannot be used as one of the required distinctions but will be allowed for scoring purposes).

 

 

2. New UCC Programme CK707 Medical and Health Sciences opens up QQI entry route

Entry Route:

Code

Title

Old Code

5M5267

Food Science

CASFX

5M3807

Laboratory Techniques

CASLT

 

With Distinctions* (i.e. 80% or greater) in 5 modules which must include the following:

Module Code

Module Title

Old Module Code

5N1833/6N3395/5N0556

5N2747

And one from

5N2746/5N0737

5N1460

Mathematics/Mathematics for STEM

Chemistry

 

Biology/Microbiology

Physics

C20139

C20011

 

C20006/C20041

C20048

 

*(5N1356/6N1946/W20008 Work Experience and 5N1433/6N1947 Work Practice cannot be used as one of the required distinctions but will be allowed for scoring purposes).

 

It is expected that there will be up to 2 places for CK707 for students presenting with these qualifications.

 

3. New Awards Recognised 5M20599 Music and 6M20602 Music

These new awards are now linked to certain UCC programmes. Please check each programme for specific details.

 

4. New module approved to Essential Component Awards for CK116 Sports Studies and Physical Education

6N5345 has been added as one of the modules you can use to get a distinction in for entry requirements.

 

5. UCC Programme CK409 Industrial Physics Opens up new QQI Entry Route:

Entry Route:

Code

Title

Old Code

5M5267

Food Science

CASFX

5M3807

Laboratory Techniques

CASLT

 

With Distinctions* (i.e. 80% or greater) in 5 modules which must include:

 

Module Code

Module Title

Old Module Code

5N1833/6N3395/5N0556

And one from

5N2746/5N0737

5N2747

5N1460

Mathematics/Mathematics for STEM

 

Biology/Microbiology

Chemistry

Physics

C20139

 

C20006/C20041

C20011

C20048

*(5N1356/6N1946/W20008 Work Experience and 5N1433/6N1947 Work Practice cannot be used as one of the required distinctions but will be allowed for scoring purposes).

It is expected that there will be up to 2 places available in CK409 for students presenting with the above.

Fitness to Practice and Garda Vetting will be required for students on this programme who wish to undertake the Science Education degree outlet.

Read about this Programme: Industrial Physics

6.  New QQI entry route added for CK116 Sport Studies and Physical Education

The following QQI course has been approved for entry into CK116 Sport Studies and Physical Education:

Course Code: 5M4468 

Course Title: Community Health Services

7. New QQI entry route added for numerous programmes in College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Science

QQI code: 5M1985

QQI name: Art

This is linked to the following UCC programmes: CK101, CK104, CK105, CK107, CK108, CK109, CK112, CK113, CK117, CK118, CK122,

Alerts for QQI FE (FETAC) - As of 2017 entry

There are some important changes to the QQI FE (FETAC) entry into UCC for 2017/18.

1. Please note that 5N1356/6N1946 Work Experience and 5N1433/6N1947 Work Practice cannot be used as one of the required distinctions but will be allowed for scoring purposes (also W20008). 

2. The following awards have been removed as linked awards.

However as a transition measure, the awards will be recognised for entry in 2017 based on the previously recognised UCC programmes.

Award Title Domain

Recognised for entry only in 2017

5M1985 Art Fine arts CK101, CK104, CK105, CK107, CK108, CK109, CK113, CK117, CK118, CK301,CK302, CK304, CK307
5M1984 Art, Craft and Design Fine arts CK101, CK104, CK105, CK107, CK108, CK109, CK113, CK117, CK118, CK301, CK302, CK304, CK307
5M2208 Design Handicrafts CK101, CK104, CK105, CK107, CK108, CK109, CK113, CK117, CK118, CK301, CK302, CK304, CK307
5M2111 International Trade Wholesale and retail sales CK101, CK104, CK105, CK107, CK108, CK109, CK110, CK113, CK117, CK118, CK201, CK211, CK301, CK302, CK304, CK307
5M2767 Logistics and Distribution Transport services CK101, CK104, CK105, CK107, CK108, CK109, CK113, CK117, CK118, CK301, CK302, CK304, CK307
5M2110 Security Studies Protection of persons CK101, CK104, CK105, CK107, CK108, CK109, CK113, CK117, CK118, CK301, CK302, CK304, CK307
6M4980 Security Operations Protection of persons CK101, CK104, CK105, CK107, CK108, CK109, CK113, CK117, CK118, CK301, CK302, CK304, CK307

 Please visit the QQI section of this website to see individual programmes specific QQI FET entry requirements.

 

3. Entry in 2017 for CK201/CK203/CK211/CK502

CK201

CK203 – Entry Route A

CK211

CK502 – Entry Route A

a. Entry only in 2017

The following transition arrangements has been put in place for entry only in 2017.

5* distinctions with a least a PASS in one of the following:  
6N4169 or 6N4310 Administration Practice or Business Management  
5N1610 Business Administration B20005
5N0972 Customer Service  

5N1369

eBusiness Studies

 

5N1389 or

5N1952

Information and Administration

or Information and Communication Systems

B20151 or B20144
5N1400 Marketing Practice B20017
5N1833/6N3395/5N18396 Mathematics/Maths for IT C20139
5N2066 Statistics B20029

*(5N1356/6N1946/W20008 Work Experience and 5N1433/6N1947 Work Practice cannot be used as one of the required distinctions but will be allowed for scoring purposes).

b. Entry beyond 2017

The following will be the new route. 

5* distinctions with a least a PASS in one of the following:  
6N4169/6N4310 Administration Practice/Business Management  
5N1610 Business Administration Skills B20005
5N1833/6N3395/5N18396 Mathematics/Maths for IT C20139
5N2066 Statistics B20029

*(5N1356/6N1946/W20008 Work Experience and 5N1433/6N1947 Work Practice cannot be used as one of the required distinctions but will be allowed for scoring purposes).

 

4. The following awards have been added as linked awards for entry in 2017 and beyond for the common list (will not be applicable for all UCC programmes). This website is now updated with the details of each individual programme.

Award Title Domain
5M5028 Applied Ecology Multidiscipline
6M3618 Arts Administration Secretarial and office work
6M5149 Broadcasting Audio-visual techniques and media
6M5545 Cartoon Animation Audio-visual techniques and media
6M3674 Community Development Health and welfare 
5M18519 Film and TV Production Audio-visual techniques and media
5M1995 Graphic Design Audio-visual techniques and media
5M3782 Health Service Skills Health and welfare 
6M4749 Leisure Facility Supervisory Mgt Sports
6M4587 Management Management and administration
5M5162 Media Engineering Audio-visual techniques and media
5M18518 Media Production Audio-visual techniques and media
6M5130 Media Production Audio-visual techniques and media
5M1997 Office Administration Secretarial and office work
5M18294 Office Informatics Computer use
5M5148 Outdoor Sport and Recreation Sports
6M3732 Photography Audio-visual techniques and media
6M2218 Social and Vocational Integration Health and welfare 
6M2115 Supervisory Mgt for Manufacturing Management and administration
5M5165 Trade Union Studies Management and administration

 

5. New Awards Recognised

6M20496   Digital Media Production


This is a new award and it will be recognised for the following UCC Programmes

CK101,CK104,CK105,CK107,CK108,CK109,CK110,CK112,CK113,CK117,CK118,

CK210,CK301,CK302,CK304,CK307

 

Please see each individual programme for their specific entry requirements.

 

6. New Domain Recognised


The following awards have been recognised 

5M2011 Music

6M3566 Drama

as part of the Music and Performing Arts Domain

 

They will be recognised for the following UCC Programmes

CK101,CK104,CK105,CK107,CK108,CK109,CK110,CK112,CK113,CK117,CK118,

CK210,CK301,CK302,CK304,CK307

 

Please see each individual programme for their specific entry requirements.

 

7. Programames Linked - CK712 and CK740 now linked to QQI awards


For entry in 2016/17, CK712 Children's and General Nursing (Integrated) and CK740 Midwifery are now linked through the QQI FET links scheme. Please see the relevant sections of this website for further details. The quotas for CK712 is 1 and for CK740 is 2.

 

8. Increase in QQI FET Quota for CK710 General Nursing


In recognition of the new widening participation targets for the FE students, there has been a substantial increase in the quota for CK710 General Nursing which now has a quota of 11 (3 previously).

 

The quotas for the programmes below remain unchanged:

CK720 Mental Health Nursing

Quota 3

CK730 Intellectual Disability Nursing

Quota 3

 

With the new links to CK712 and CK740 and the increased quotas, the Nursing programmes quota across the five programmes has increased from 9 to 20 places.

 

9. CK112 Drama and Theatre Studies 

From 2017, the entrance test will be scored out of 100 points. The resulting score for those who pass the test will be added to QQI FET (FETAC) score to give the overall score for CK112 applicants.

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