Mathematics & Computer Science with Education - Second Level Teaching

Maynooth University


Course Name Mathematics & Computer Science with Education - Second Level Teaching
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH212
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
Duration Duration: 4 years + 1 year postgraduate study
Erasmus/Study Abroad Option: No
Placement Option: Placement is required
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Certificate: 2H5 & 4O6/H7, Irish, English & Science subject (one of Agricultural Science, Applied Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics, or Physics with Chemistry) & H4 Mathematics*

*Students admitted to MH212 are required to have H4 Mathematics to register for MCS.

Note: An offer of a place on this course is subject to a satisfactory background check by the National Vetting Bureau.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

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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 QQI Link: No
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: 55 (MH212)
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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+If you would like to graduate with a second level teacher qualification to teach Mathematics and Computer Science then the BSc Mathematics and Computer Science (with Education) is for you.

Study for four years as an undergraduate for a Science de...

Subjects Taught

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After four years of concurrent Mathematics, Computer Science and Education studies, students may graduate with a Level 8 honours degree in Mathematics and Computer Science (with Education)

To become a fully qualified Mathematic...

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Up to 10 places each year are available in MH212 for students successfully completing their first year of MH201. Selection is on the basis of first year results and interview.
Careers or Further Progression Options after graduation?
After five years of study on the Mathematics and Computer Science (with Education) degree students will have achieved a Level 9 Professional Master of Education (PME) teaching qualification in two subjects. Depending on the subjects chosen during the course of the degree, graduates will be in a position to teach mathematics and computer science. Graduates will also be qualified to teach Junior Certificate mathematics and computer science.
Further Enquiries Maynooth University Department of Education, School of Education
+ 353 1 708 3656