Arts - Mathematical Physics

Maynooth University


Course Name Arts - Mathematical Physics
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 grade H5 in two subjects and a minimum of grade O6/H7 in the remaining four subjects. Minimum O6/H7 in Irish, English and a third language.)

We recommend that students have achieved the following grade as a minimum in their Leaving Certificate: 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+If you have a relevant QQI or BTEC qualification, you can use this to apply to a degree programme at Maynooth University. This section outlines the qualifications and other requirements for applicants who hold, or expect to hold, QQI Certificates and...

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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 2022: 1,700 (MH101)
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Financial Support For information on grants go to:
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2023

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2023 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2023 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2023 CAO Hand...

Course Content

The Maynooth Bachelor of Arts Degree MH101 has been among the top preference CAO courses for a number of years, receiving most first preference applications. By choosing the Maynooth BA degree,...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Mathematical Physics (group 6 subject)

Mathematical physics, or theoretical physics, is the study of the fundamental laws of nature that govern our existence; from the interactions of quarks and gluons through the properties of metals and the aer...

Comment Mathematical Physics is also available in
MH201: BSc Bachelor of Science
MH204: BSc Physics with Astrophysics
MH206: BSc Theoretical Physics and Mathematics
MH212 MED: BSc Mathematics (with Education)
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Options after graduation?
Physics and mathematical science graduates with analytical and problem-solving skills are in high demand in our technology and data driven society.

Your career options include research and development, computing and sof...

Further Enquiries Contact us
Maynooth University Department of Theoretical Physics,
Science Building
+ 353 1 708 3774
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2022 338
2021 338
2020 318