Computational Thinking

Maynooth University


Course Name Computational Thinking
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH603
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 3 years
Placement Option: Yes – subject to availability
Erasmus/Study Abroad Option: Subject to availability
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Certificate:
2H5 & 4O6/H7, Irish & English & H2 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.

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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 QQI Link: No
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...

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Number of Places 2021: 12
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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+Study Computer Science, Mathematics and Philosophy in an accelerated three-year Bachelor of Science degree.

Learn how to combine human creativity with the power of computers to solve problems.

Examine the essentials of theoretical computer sc...

Subjects Taught

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1st year
4 modules in Computer Science
6 modules in Mathematics
2 modules in Philosophy

2nd year
6 modules in Computer Science
4 modules in Mathematics
2 modules in Philosophy

You will have the option of undertaking...

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Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Options after graduation?
Our BSc in Computational Thinking has been specifically designed to answer calls from industry for graduates with strong analytical competence, problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically.

Graduates wil...

Further Enquiries Maynooth University Department of Computer Science,
Eolas Building
Tel: + 353 1 708 3847

Maynooth University Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
Logic House
Tel: + 353 1 708 3914
Twitter: @MU_MathsStats
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 520
2020 532
2019 520