Mathematical Science

Maynooth University


Course Name Mathematical Science
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHQ54 MHQ55
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences: September
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PAC Code
MHQ54 Full-time
MHQ55 Part-time

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
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Entry Requirements A Primary Degree in which Mathematical Physics or equivalent forms a substantial component. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Minimum English language requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
PTE (Pearson): 62

Maynooth University’s TOEFL code is 8850
Course Content This is a one year full-time or two or more years part-time taught course. It is aimed at those who have a primary degree in a related subject who wish to convert this to a degree in theoretical or mathematical physics. Those holding the Higher Diploma are deemed to have reached the honours degree standard in Mathematical (Theoretical) Physics.
Subjects Taught Students take 60 credits of Mathematical Physics from the level 4 and level 3 modules. At least half the credits must be taken at level 4. All module choices are subject to approval by the course director or head of department.
Careers or Further Progression The course provides a solid foundation in Theoretical Physics/Applied Mathematics for students who wish to pursue careers in science, engineering, commerce and technology. Graduates gain employment in a wide range of occupations including research, teaching, actuary, banking, software development, computational physics and computer modelling/simulation.
Further Enquiries Programme Director John Regan
Address Department of Theoretical Physics, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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