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HIGHER DIPLOMA IN MATHEMATICAL STUDIES

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Qualification : HIGHER DIPLOMA IN MATHEMATICS

Award Type and NFQ level : HIGHER DIPLOMA (8)

CAO/PAC code : MHR56

CAO Points :

Closing Date : 30 June 2019

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The aim of this course is to enable graduates having some mathematical background attain the level required to teach the subject in schools. On completion, students should attain a level of mastery comparable to that of Joint-Honours graduates in Mathematical Studies.

Commences
September

Students considering taking this course with a view to teaching Mathematics are strongly advised to talk to the Teaching Council in advance.

The minimum requirement for entry to the Higher Diploma in Mathematical Studies is a primary degree with at least 30 ECTS in Mathematics and Statistics or related fields with at least 15 ECTS in the areas of Calculus, Linear Algebra, or Probability and Statistics. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Minimum English language requirements:

  • IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
  • TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
  • TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
  • PTE (Pearson): 62
     

Maynooth University’s TOEFL code is 8850

This is a one-year full-time course, though it may also be taken part-time over two or more years.

Course Duration: 1 year Full-time

The Course is aimed at potential Mathematics teachers.

Online application only http://www.pac.ie/maynoothuniversity

PAC Code

MHR56

The following information should be forwarded to PAC, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway or uploaded to your online application form:

Certified copies of all official transcripts of results for all non-Maynooth University qualifications listed MUST accompany the application. Failure to do so will delay your application being processed. Non-Maynooth University students are asked to provide two academic references and a copy of birth certificate or valid passport.

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