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
- 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.
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