University College Cork

Basic information

  • Identifiers
    • DEQARINST1354
    • IE0002
    • Erasmus: IRLCORK01
    • SCHAC:
    • Erasmus-Charter: E10209380
    • EU-PIC: 999975717
    • EU-VAT: IE0006286E
    • WHED: IAU-013067-013068
  • Provider type
    higher education institution
  • Website
  • Founding year
  • QF-EHEA levels
    third cycle, second cycle, first cycle, short cycle
  • Part of

National External Quality Assurance Requirements

  • Institutional reviews
    The aim of review is to provide an independent external review of the institution’s own internal quality assurance procedures.
  • Programme validation
    Not required for eight universities together with the Dublin Institute of Technology and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, which have degree awarding powers i.e. the possibility to validate and award their own qualifications
  • Delegated authority to make awards
    will exempt education providers to undergo an external programme validation procedure.
  • Focused reviews
    may lead to withdrawal of approval of a QA procedures. The procedures is invoked if there are reasons for concern with a particular higher education provider.
  • Further information on external quality assurance in Ireland

External Quality Assurance Reports and Decisions

Institutional level

Institutional evaluation
Part of the obligatory external QA system
Institutional quality monitoring and review, National University of Ireland
Part of the obligatory external QA system
Institutional quality monitoring and review

Programme level

Decision: positive with conditions or restrictions Joint programme
Redesigning the Post-Industrial City (second cycle degree)