Engineering Mathematics Entrance Exam 2020

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 11:00

Following on from government announcements the Engineering Maths Exam will take place in the week following the Leaving Certificate results. 

Please note that the application deadline to register for Engineering Maths Entrance Exam 5pm Friday 11th September.
The Maths Entrance Exam is on Wednesday 16th September at 11am.
The exam offers recent Leaving Certificate students who may not have achieved the minimum H4 Maths entry requirement for engineering in Maynooth University, an alternative opportunity to secure the grade (60%) acceptable to meet the maths entry requirement for MH304 (Engineering).
The exam, 2 hours in duration, is based on the content covered by Paper One of the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Mathematics syllabus.
Students are also welcome to attend, and will automatically be enrolled for the Maths Preparation Course Tuesday 15th September. The preparation course will take place ONLINE and will include lectures and tutorials on exam topics and recent exam papers. Full details will be updated on how to access the course the week before commencement.
All students registered to take the Maths Entrance Exam will have access to the Preparatory Course.  
The exam is based only on content covered by Paper One of the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Mathematics syllabus and consists of one exam, for two hours. It provides prospective Engineering students with a second chance to secure the required H4 in Leaving Certificate Maths in order to meet the basic entry requirement for qualification to our Engineering degree.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Matriculation Requirements)
Matriculation refers to the minimum requirements that must be met in order to start a course in the University. For Engineering students, the requirements, in addition to passing the Engineering Mathematics exam are:Two grade H5 or better 
Four grade O6/H7, including a pass in Irish, English and a science subject
Note that a foreign language is not required
Minimum 300 points attained in Leaving CertificateClick here more information about minimum entry requirements. 

Applicants with a Disability 
If you have a disability or specific learning difficulty and require examination support for the Engineering Maths exam please contact Gerard Gallagher, Disability Advisor at with supporting documentation.

Mature Student Applicants
The minimum entry requirements (matriculation requirements) do not apply to mature students (i.e. students over aged 23 or over on 1 January of year of entry to the programme), but applicants must demonstrate a satisfactory standard in Mathematics.

Click to register for the Exam 
Maths Entrance Preparatory Classes  Tuesday 15th September

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