Easter Leaving Cert Revision Courses Cork

Leaving Certificate Easter Revision Course Cork

This highly successful course offers an excellent opportunity to revise key topics across a wide range of subjects. Our teachers are among the best in Ireland. Teachers of our courses are experienced examiners, many of whom have written text and revision books. Excellent notes are provided. The list of topics under each subject are intended as a general guide and may change.

Note: Some Leaving Cert. subjects are divided into two sections e.g. Chemistry (H) C1 & C2  so please click the “Subjects” heading to check the course content of these subjects before booking. This allows the student to choose the section that best suits their needs.

For enquiries for bookings from Sunday 17th at 9pm please call the College on Monday morning after 8.30am.


Dates: Monday 18th April to Friday 22nd April inclusive.

Venue: The Leaving Cert. Course takes place in U.C.C., College Road, while the

One Day Courses take place in Bruce College, St. Patrick’s Hill.

Please see Terms & Conditions for refund/absenteeism policy.

There is a non refundable €25 booking fee included in the price of your booking.



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Accounting (H)








Course 1

  1. Control Accounts
  2. Suspense Accounts
  3. Revaluation of fixed assets
  4. Tabular statements
  5. Ration Analysis Formulae

Course 2

  1. Total production cost budgets
  2. Cash Budgeting 1
  3. Cash Budgeting 2
  4. Marginal Costing (CVP)
  5. Apportionment & Reapportionment of costs
Biology (H)

Topics taken from the list below;

Course 1

  1. DNA/RNA/Protein synthesis/Genetic Engineering
  2. Transport systems in living organisms
  3. Respiration/Breathing
  4. Genetic crosses/Heredity
  5. Microbiology/Viruses/Cell Biology

Course 2

  1. Nutrition/Digestion/ Enzymes
  2. Human anatomy and physiology
  3. Photosynthesis/Plant Biology
  4. Mandatory Experiments
  5. Reproduction in living organisms



Geography (H)


Course 1

  1. Plate Tectonics / Volcanoes / Earthquakes
  2. Rocks / Folding & Faulting / Mechanical Weathering
  3. Chemical Weathering / Mass Movement / Rivers
  4. Coastlines / OS Maps / Aerial Photographs
  5. Fieldwork Project/Glaciation/Isostacy/Weather Maps

Course 2

  1. The Greater Dublin Area / Western Region – regional maps / physical processes / primary activities
  2. The Greater Dublin Area / Western Region – secondary & tertiary activities
  3. The Paris Basin / Mezzogiorno – regional maps / physical processes & primary activities
  4. The Paris Basin / Mezzogiorno – secondary & tertiary activities
  5. Fieldwork Project/Human processes e.g., population change, urban growth etc/Characteristics of regions e.g. administrative, cultural regions etc./ Graph and statistical interpretation questions form both the long and short sections of the course.
Business (H)

Course 1

  1. Unit 1 – People in Business- Focus on Long Questions
  2.  – Enterprise and Short Questions
  3.  – Management Activities & Skills. Focus on Short & Long Wuestions
  4. ABQ   - (Units 4,5,6)
  5.  – Management in Action - Focus on Short & Long Questions

Course 2

  1. Calculation Style Questions – Focus on Ration analysis
  2. Unit 5 – Focus on Marketing
  3. Unit 6 – Focus on Long Questions
  4. Unit 7 – Focus on Long Questions
  5. Exam Technique/Layout/Tips
Chemistry (H)


Topics taken from the list below

Course 1

  1. Atomic Facts
  2. Atomic Explanation & Evidence
  3. Petrol and Polymers
  4. Masses, Gasses & Moles
  5. Stoichiometry

Course 2


  1. Chemical Bonding
  2. Oxidation & Reduction
  3. Acid & Bases
  4. Volumetric Analysis
  5. Chemistry of Carbon






History (H)
Topics taken from the list below:

1. DBQ- Sunningdale Agreement
2. Dictatorships and Democracy-Stalin
3. Pursuit of Sovereignty- Fianna Fail 1932-39
4. United States- Race Relations
5. Essay Writing Skills



Maths (H)
Topics taken from the list below;

Paper 1

  1. Algebra
  2. Sequences and Series
  3. Financial maths
  4. Integration
  5. Exam questions

Paper 2

  1. Co-ordinate Geometry of the line
  2. Co-ordinate Geometry of the circle
  3. Trigonometry
  4. Probability/Statistics
Maths (O)
Topics taken from the list below:

  1. Algebra
  2. Calculus
  3. Geometry
  4. Complex numbers
  5. Trigonometry
Physics (H)
Topics taken from the list below:

Course 1

  1. Doppler Effect
  2. The Electron
  3. Heat
  4. Light
  5. Mechanics

Course 2

  1. Radioactivity
  2. Electricity
  3. Induction
  4. Nuclear Physics
  5. Particle Physics



Agricultural Science (H)
Topics taken from the list below:


  1. Outline of course, Animal Production
  2. Experiments
  3. Genetics
  4. Outline of interview
  5. Crops and soil science
Art History (H)
Topics taken from the list below;

  1. Iron Age
  2. Stone Age, Bronze Age
  3. Art Appreciation
  4. Impressionism
Applied Maths (H)
  1. Relative Velocity
  2. Collisions & Impacts
  3. Differential Equations
  4. Moments of Inertia
  5. Circular and Simple Harmonic Motions
Economics (H)

Topics taken from:

  1. Demand Supply Equilibrium
  2. Elasticity
  3. Government & the Economy
  4. Costs
  5. International Trade
  6. National Income
  7. Money & Banking
  8. Employment
  9. Factors of production
  10. LDC's & Population



Irish (H)


Topics will be taken from the list below:

  1. Ceapadóireacht (Scéal, Díospóireacht, Aiste, Litreacha)
  2. Léamhthuiscintí (Trialacha Teanga Comhtheacsula)
  3. Pros Liteartha
  4. Filíocht
  5. AnChluastuiscint



English (H)

Topics taken from:

1. Themes in Othello.
2. Poetry of Brendan Kennelly.
3. Poetry of Adrienne Rich
4. Essay Writing Paper 1
5. Text Q B Paper 1


Music (H)
This course will cover 4 topics from the Composition Paper: Q1 (16-bar melody) in a major and
minor key and Q5 (backing chords and bass line) in a major and minor key. Optional homework
will be set. This will be corrected during the final class on Day 5.
The course will also revise the set works in preparation for the Listening Paper. Worksheets and
detailed study notes will be supplied for each of the four set work.
We will work a listening paper during the final class on Day 5.

Day 1
Backing Chords and Bass line (Composition Paper Q5) in the major key.
Mozart Piano Concerto in A major K488 Movement 1 and Movement 2.

Day 2
Backing Chords and Bass line (Composition Paper Q5) in the minor key
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique March au Supplice Movement 4.

Day 3
Melody Writing
Continuing a given 4 bar phrase to make a 16 bar melody (Composition Paper Q1) in a major key
Deane Seachanges with Danse Macabre.

Day 4
Melody Writing
Continuing a given 4 bar phrase to make a 16 bar melody (Composition Paper Q1) in a minor key
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (title song, She’s Leaving Home, When I’m Sixty-Four).

Day 5
Working a full listening paper which will incorporate Q5 Irish Music and Q6 Aural Skills.
Correction of the optional homework set during the week.



French (H)
Topics will be taken from the list below:

  • Dealing with the Reading Comprehensions (la Compréhension écrite)
  • How to structure your written work
  • Sample Writing task questions/answers(la Production écrite)
  • Tips to do well in the Listening



German (H)
Topics taken from the list below:


•Text 1
•Letter Writing
•Äußerung zum Thema
•Listening Comprehension.
Design Communication (Graphics) (H)
  1. Plane Geometry
  2. Axonometric Projection
  3. Perspective Projection
  4. Conic Section
  5. Oblique Planes
Home Economics (H)
Topics taken from the list below;


  1. Food Studies
  2. Resource Management
  3. Social Studies
  4. Exam Questions
  5. Exam Technique
  6. Layout & Presentation
Spanish (H)
Topics taken from the list below:

  1. Written Production
  2. Grammar
  3. Reading Comprehension
  4. Dialogue Construction
Construction Studies (H)
Topics taken from the list below;

  • U-value, Heat Loss and Cost,  Calculating Thermal requirements.
  • Sustainable and Passive Solar Design
  • Biophilic Building Design.
Religious Education
Brief Introduction to Leaving Cert. Relisious Education Exam - Key Terms

  1. SectionA: The Search for Meaning and Values: Overview and Selected Topics
  2. Section B: Christianity: Origins and Contemporary Expressins: Overview and Selected Topics
  3. Section C: World Religions: Overview and Selected Topics
  4. Section J: Religion and Science: Overview and Selected Topics or
  5. Section D: Moral Decision Making: Overview and Selected Topics
  6. Exam Technique: How to answer an exam question: Sample Answers



                     Monday 18th April to Friday 22nd April 2022

Timetable is subject to change

Classes start at 9am and finish at 4.20pm

Time Course
9:00-10:10 English (H)
German (H)
Maths (H) P1
Accounting (H) C1
Applied Maths (H)
Maths (O)
Chemistry (H) C1
History (H)

English (H)

Maths(H) P1
Biology (H) C1
Business (H) C1
German (H)
Maths (O)
Chemistry (H) C2
History (H)




English (H)
Irish (H)
Biology (H) C2
Business (H) C2
Maths (H) P2
French (H)

Physics(H) C1


Maths (O)

12.55 – 2:00 pm LUNCH

English (H)
Irish (H)
Biology (H) C1
Geography (H) C1
Ag Science (H)
Maths (H) P2
Physics (H) C2
Business (H) C1
Art History (H)
French (H)



3:10-4.20 English (H)
Irish (H)
French (H)
Biology (H) C2
Ag Science (H)
Geography (H) C2
Music (H)
Maths (H) P1
Business (H) C2

One Day Courses

Saturday 9th April: Construction Studies (H)

Saturday 30th April: Home Economics (H), Design Communication Graphics(H)

Saturday 30th April Spanish (H), Religious Education(H)






Full Price:

No. Courses Full Price
1 €230
2 €405
3 €545
4 €630
5 €695
6 €760
7 €825

 See terms and conditions for absenteeism/refunds


Booking Terms & Conditions

  • Bruce College provides part time tuition and intensive revision courses (theCourses) to students who are preparing for the Leaving Certificate, JuniorCertificate and are in full-time second level education (the Student).
  • The School reserves the right to decline an enrolment from any student. The College reserves the right to withdraw its services from a Student for any breach of discipline, the definition of which is at the sole discretion of the  College management. 
  • The Course details (as found on www.brucecollege.ie) outline the content and objectives of the Course. The Student is responsible for determining the course enrolled is appropriate for their needs. Views or opinions expressed by  teachers during the course are entirely their own. The School does not accept  liability for errors on any advice given or views expressed by teachers or in  any notes or documentation provided to students by teachers. 
  • The College reserve the right to amend without recourse to refund , the Course detail, including the course content, structure and schedule , including commencement dates, times and location of classes. 
  • Students may only attend classes as scheduled by Bruce College based on their subject selection. Breach of this will result in removal from the course. A student may request in advance of the course a change in subjects. If requested during the courses the school may be limited in accommodating any change due to class quotas. A surcharge of €10 will apply to changes  requested during the course. 
  • Students are only entitled to notes for classes for which they are enrolled. Our cancellation policy facilitates a refund on receipt of a written cancellation at least two weeks prior to the course commencement date. There is a non refundable booking fee of €25 included in the price. Please allow a maximum  of 28 days for processing. 
  • If a student cannot attend for any reason, the College will upon request forward any relevant notes. The college will not refund any cancellation or absenteeism after the required two weeks advance cancellation notice. 
  • In the case of a potential closure due to unforeseen events , (pandemic, weather event, unavailability of property for the course, etc), the college will reschedule classes to another date , at the discretion of the school and  before the commencement of the Leaving Cert. and Junior Cert. written  exams in June. The school may provide for this course through  recorded,online, live classes or a combination of these mediums.  
  • If the school are unable to reschedule the classes or provide an online alternative before June a refund for the part of the course not complete will be processed.  
  • The school accept no liability for loss or damage of student property. Parking is not provided to students or parents,
  • Our terms and conditions will be governed by the Laws of Ireland.