Computer Science & Software Engineering through Arts

Maynooth University


Course Name Computer Science & Software Engineering through Arts
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH601
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
Erasmus/Study Abroad Option Yes
Placement Options Yes - subject to availability
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Certificate: 2H5 & 4O6/H7, Irish & English & O3/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+MH601 Computer Science/Multimedia through Arts
Level 5 or 6 places: 5
2019 QQI Points 374

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 qualificat...

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: 35 (MH601)
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+Study all the principles and uses of computers and software, as well as key areas in mathematics, a major project and a six month placement in industry.

Acquire hands-on programming skills and advanced problem solving techniques in our dedicated ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Course structure
1st year
Computer Science (30 credits), Mathematics and 1 Arts subject from groups 1, 2, 4, or 6 (or Critical Skills)

2nd, 3rd and Final year
Concentrate on Computer Science topics only. In 3rd year students complete a 6 mo...

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Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Options after graduation?
Computing, programming and software skills are in high demand. Graphical interface design, medical imaging, videobased information systems, multimedia systems development, electronic publishing, computer-assisted translati...

Further Enquiries Contact us Maynooth University Department of Computer Science, Eolas Building
+ 353 1 708 3847
Points History
Year Points
2019 342
2018 340
2017 340