Undergraduate full-degree
Requirements

Foundation route requirements

  • West African Senior School Certificate (awarded by West African Examinations Council): C4 in 4 relevant subjects and C6 in 2 subjects 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 hold an HND/ND - upper credit

Please click here for our Undergraduate full-degree programmes

Postgraduate Taught full-degree
Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree (4 years in duration) with an overall final result of 3.5/5.0 (Business will consider 3.0/5.0) which is considered equivalent to an Irish bachelor degree from a recognised university
  • Meet mandatory subject requirements

Please click here for our Postgraduate taught full-degree programmes

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

Postgraduate Research full-degree

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

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