Undergraduate full-degree
Requirements

Foundation route requirements

  • “Titulo de bachiller” to enter a Foundation Programme. Successful completion of the Foundation Programme allows students to progress to their chosen degree programme (please get in touch for more details))
  • meet mandatory subject requirements.

Students can be considered for direct admission in the first year of our bachelor’s degree courses if:

  • They have successfully completed the first year of a University degree
  • they hold an International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB)
    • the points required vary from course to course, but the minimum entry requirement is 28 points (please get in touch to know the exact points requirements for a specific course)
    • a minimum of 6 subjects must be presented in total, with three at Higher Level and three at Subsidiary Level
    • A1 or A2 in English is required
  • they hold an A-Level
    • grades required vary from course to course, but the minimum entry requirement is two A Level subjects (please get in touch to know the exact points requirements for a specific course)
    • general Studies is not considered
  • they meet mandatory subject requirements
  • they are over 18 years of age when beginning the degree programme.
  • they have an English proof of proficiency : IELTS 6.5 overall or equivalent
    • please note our Science programmes only require IELTS 6.0. 

Postgraduate Taught full-degree
Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Título/Grado de Licenciado/a) considered equivalent to an Irish bachelor’s degree from a recognised university with a minimum CGPA 7/10 (3.00)/4.00) - (our School of Business will consider an overall final result of 6.5/10)
  • meet mandatory subject requirements.
  • IELTS 6.5 overall or equivalent
    • please note our Business degrees require an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.0 in the reading & writing components or equivalent
    • please note our MSc in Immunology & Global Health requires an overall IELTS 7.0 with 7.0 in the writing component & 6.5 in the other components.

Please click here for our Postgraduate taught full-degree programmes

Student who do not meet the above requirements may be offered our one-year full-time International Foundation Year. 

Postgraduate Research full-degree
Requirements

All Postgraduate full-degree research programme applicants must identify & contact a potential academic supervisor.  Once a supervisor has been secured a formal application can be made.  Research at Maynooth University spans the disciplines from the Sciences, the Social Sciences and the Arts.  Please click here for our Research programmes & themes. 
 

Visa Information

You may require a entry visa for Ireland. You can check here.  Please note during busy periods visa applications may take several weeks.
 

How to Apply

We welcome your application online:

  • Undergraduate full-degree applications should be made here
  • Postgraduate full-degree applications should be made here