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+MH201 Science
Level 5 or 6 places: 10
2019 QQI Points 341

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 ...

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 2019: 225
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
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+By studying Science at Maynooth, you are joining a research tradition that can trace its roots to the first professors of the Royal College of St Patrick, founded in 1795. The Faculty of Science and Engineering at Maynooth University now comprises th...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Course structure

1st year
Mathematics (required in 1st year)
Plus choose three subjects from:
Computer Science
Data Science7
Engineering Science6
Experimental Physics
Mathematical Physics
Critical Skills7


Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Options after graduation? As a student of science, computing or engineering at Maynooth, you will have access to leading researchers working in research institutes including the Callan Institute, Hamilton Institute, Institute of Immunology and Nation...

Further Enquiries Contact us
Maynooth University Admissions Office, Humanity House, South Campus
+ 353 1 708 3822
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 351 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2018 350
2017 366