Maynooth University


Course Name Science
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH201
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 BSc
Duration Duration 4 years
Placement Option No
Erasmus/Study Abroad Option: Subject to availability
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Certificate Minimum Entry Requirements:
2H5 & 4O6/H7, O6/H7 Irish, English & a Science subject (i.e. Agricultural Science, Applied Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics or Physics with Chemistry) & O4/H7 Mathematics
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: 225
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support For information on grants go to:
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

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

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+The Faculty of Science and Engineering at Maynooth University is involved in many interesting and dynamic research areas including:

1. The Department of Biology brings together groups of experts from various disciplines: Immunology, Evolution,...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Course structure

1st year
Mathematics (required in 1st year)

Plus choose three subjects from:
Computer Science
Data Science 7
Engineering Science 6
Experimental Physics
Mathematical Physics

2nd year

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career pathways for MH201 graduates: Depending on the subjects chosen (and potential further specialisation), roles for MH201 graduates include, but are not limited to:

>Computer Scientist
>Biomedical ...

Further Enquiries Contact us
Maynooth University Admissions Office, Humanity House,
South Campus
+ 353 1 708 3822
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 401
2020 360
2019 351 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)