Arts - Media & Cultural Studies

Maynooth University


Course Name Arts - Media & Cultural Studies
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH101
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters BA
Duration 3 years (4 if taking Erasmus/Study Abroad option)
Erasmus/Study Abroad Option: Yes
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Certificate: 2H5 & 4O6/H7, Irish, English & 3rd Language
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Age Restrictions
In general, students must be 17 years or older by 15th January in the year after entry to the University. If you are younger, you must make a special application to the University’s President.

All Leaving Certificate subjects...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules
Points are awarded as follows:

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

Applicants can use their points allocation for the Link Modules as one of their best six subjects for the purpose of calculating points, but the Link Modules do not qualify as a subject for minimum entry requirement purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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Level 5 or 6 places: 175
2019 QQI Points 325

If you have a relevant QQI/BTEC qualification, you can use this to apply to a degree programme at Maynooth University. This section outlines the qualifications and other requirements for st...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+Maynooth University greatly values the particular contribution of mature students to the academic and social environment of the University. A mature student is 23 years or older by 1st January in the year of entry to the University. For part-time deg...

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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 2019: 1,600 (MH101)
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Financial Support For information on grants go to:
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

Expand+The Maynooth Bachelor of Arts Degree
By choosing the Maynooth BA degree, a wide variety of interesting subjects is opened up to you. Thanks to the academic challenge of this degree, you will acquire specific subject knowledge and transferable skills...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Medieval Celtic Studies (group 6 subject)

Media and Cultural Studies provides you with a critical lens through which to examine the roles of film, TV, audio, social media platforms and interactive media in shaping your lived experiences and to und...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Media and Cultural Studies
Options after graduation?
Graduates emerge with knowledge of media, communications and popular culture which are desired by many employers (for example, arts, cultural and charity organisations; large and medium-scale bu...

Further Enquiries Contact us Maynooth University Admissions Office, Humanity House, South Campus
+ 353 1 708 3822

Maynooth University Admissions Office,
Humanity House, Maynooth University,
Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland.
T: 01 708 3822
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Points History
Year Points
2019 316