Maynooth University


Course Name Music
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH103
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 BMus
Duration Duration: 3 years (4 years with optional Erasmus/Study Abroad)

Placement Option: No
Erasmus/Study Abroad Option: Yes
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Leaving Certificate: 2H5 & 4O6/H7, Irish, English & 3rd language

This is a restricted course – apply before February 1st to the CAO (online video audition - applicants will be advised by the Music Department in March).*

*As this is a restri...

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

Expand+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 students who hold or expect to hold QQI Certificates, and who w...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
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...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 2021: 25
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support For information on grants go to:
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022 - Restricted Course

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Be sure to complete any action well in advance of ...

Restricted Entry Yes
Course Content

Expand+Exciting and varied programme of practical, compositional and academic work.

Studying Music at Maynooth offers unparalleled choice and expertise. Our programmes are designed to ensure a broad and firm grounding in practical, compositional and aca...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Course structure
1st year
45 credits of Music

Choose 1 other subject or Critical Skills from the 4 groups available (excluding groups 2 & 5).

2nd & Final year
Concentrate on Music only

Students may apply to study overseas after 2nd yea...

Comment You might also like Music and Music Technology in Arts (MH101)
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Options after graduation?

Music teacher, choral director, church organist/director of music, music librarian, orchestral/session musician, composer/ arranger.

Arts administration, multimedia, music industry, music journalism, music publicity a...

Further Enquiries Maynooth University Department of Music, Logic House
Tel: + 353 1 708 3733
Twitter: @MaynoothMusic
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 0 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2020 0 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2019 0 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)