Arts - Nua-Ghaeilge

Maynooth University


Course Name Arts - Nua-Ghaeilge
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

Minimum entry requirements: Leaving Certificate H4 in Irish (or equivalent) required to study Nua-Ghaeilge. No beginner stream in Nua-Ghaeilge.
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+MH101 Arts
Level 5 or 6 places: 175
2019 QQI Points 325

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 st...

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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...

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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 2019: 1,600 (MH101)
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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+The Maynooth Bachelor of Arts Degree
By choosing the Maynooth BA degree, a wide variety of interesting subjects is opened up to you. Thanks to the academic challenge of this degree, you will acquire specific subject knowledge and transferable skills...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Nua-Ghaeilge (group 4 subject)

Students of the Modern Irish course study the language (spoken and written) and aspects of literature and culture.

Our students learn about the diversity and rich heritage of the Irish language, and also acquire ...

Comment Nua-Ghaeilge also available in
MH109: BA Media Studies
MH502 LWD: BCL (Law and Arts)
Careers or Further Progression


Options after graduation?
Advanced language and analytical skills, researching, and presentation skills are all embedded into the degree and are highly valued in various professions.

Our graduates have secured jobs in areas inclu...

Further Enquiries Contact us Maynooth University Admissions Office, Humanity House, South Campus
+ 353 1 708 3822

Maynooth University Department of Modern Irish
T:+ 353 1 708 3666
Find the Department on Twitter: @NuaGhaeilgeOMN
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 316
2018 320
2017 327