Arts - Economics

Maynooth University


Course Name Arts - Economics
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MH101
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 BA
Duration 3 years (4 if taking Erasmus/Study Abroad option)
Erasmus/Study Abroad Option: Yes
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Certificate: 2H5 & 4O6/H7, Irish, English & 3rd Language

You do NOT need have taken Leaving Certificate Economics to study this subject at Maynooth University but we recommend O4/H7 in Leaving Certificate 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...

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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 Places 2021: 1650 (MH101)
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 Maynooth Bachelor of Arts Degree
By choosing the Maynooth BA degree, a wide variety of interesting subjects is opened up to you. Hundreds of subject combinations are available and you don't have to make any decision on your subject choices unt...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Economics (group 4 subject)

Economics is a social science that helps us to understand the behaviour of decision makers such as consumers, firms, workers, governments, investors, central banks, policy makers.

Economists are not defined by the...

Comment Economics is also available in
MH107: BSocSc Social Science
MH109: BA Media Studies
MH415: BSc Economics with integrated MSc Economics
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Options after graduation?
Our alumni are in a wide variety of public and private sectors such as banking, financial services, management consultancy, economic consultancy, journalism, teaching, politics. You can also pursue further study.


Further Enquiries Contact us
Maynooth University Department of Economics, Rhetoric House
+ 353 1 708 3728

Contact us
Maynooth University School of Business Building, North Campus
Dr Michael Hayden
+ 353 1 708 6420 /
+ 353 1 708 6520 / + 353 1 474 7207 / + 353 1 708 3703
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 338
2020 318
2019 316