The first year of the Process and Chemical Engineering at University College Cork is a broad education in engineering fundamentals. At the end of the first year you can choose to enter Process and Chemical Engineering.
Your chosen area of specialization in second year will also offer a route to Process and Chemical Engineering at Masters (ME) level. At the end of a successful 3rd year, students enter 4th year, to embark on a pathway to either the 5 year Integrated ME for eligible students or exiting after four years with a BE(Hons). The ME pathway incorporates a Professional Work Placement that takes place during the 2nd semester of Year 4 and during the summer break (8 months).
Graduates of this course can look forward to strong employment prospects in bio/pharmaceuticals, food and drinks, or energy sectors, in environmental and technical services (including engineering consultancy), medical devices, education or finance and management.
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Leaving Certificate entry requirements: H5 in two subjects one of which must be Mathematics or Applied Mathematics (if the H5 is in Applied Mathematics, a H6 in Mathematics is also required); passes in four other subjects at H or O level in the Leaving Certificate in Irish, English, one laboratory science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics with Chemistry (Joint) or Agricultural Science) or Technology, and one other subject recognised for entry purposes.
Mature students: Applicants should apply directly through the CAO, include a statement of interest and may be called for interview. A H4 in Leaving Certificate Maths or Applied Maths is required.
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