HIGHER DIPLOMA IN MATHEMATICS

HIGHER DIPLOMA IN MATHEMATICS
HIGHER DIPLOMA (8)
MHR55
31 August 2015

Overview

Overview

Those holding the Higher Diploma are deemed to have reached the honours degree standard in Mathematics. The Diploma is awarded at pass and honours levels.

Commences
September 2015

The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications admits those with a First Class or Second Class Grade 1 Higher Diploma to Graduate Membership. Others who have passed the Higher Diploma are admitted to Associate Membership.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

The minimum requirement for entry to the Higher Diploma in Mathematics is a primary degree in which Mathematics formed a substantial component. This includes degrees such as Mathematical Studies, Computer Science, or Education (with three years of Mathematics). 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

National University of Ireland Maynooth’s TOEFL code is 8850

Department People

Department People
Course Structure

This course may be taken part-time over two or more years.

Course Duration: 2 years or more Part-time

Year 1
Compulsory Module Code Credits Semester
No PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS MT401S 5 2
No GROUP THEORY 1 MT342P 5 2
No RINGS & FIELDS 1 MT341P 5 1
No COMPLEX ANALYSIS 1 MT333P 5 2
No REAL ANALYSIS 1 MT331P 5 1
No READING COURSE MT398R 5 2
No READING COURSE MT397R 5 1
No RINGS & FIELDS 2 MT344P 5 2
No REAL ANALYSIS 2 MT332P 5 1
No ANALYSIS 1 (P) MT232P 5 1
Year 2
Complusory Module Code Credits Semester
No READING COURSE MT698 15 2
No RESEARCH PROJECT MT696 20 1 and 2
No RESEARCH PROJECT MT599 10 1 and 2
No PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS MT401S 5 2
No RESEARCH PROJECT MT699 15 2
No READING COURSE MT496R 5 2
No READING COURSE MT495R 5 1
No GALOIS THEORY MT442P 5 2
No GROUP THEORY 2 MT441P 5 1
No PROBABILITY MT461S 5 1
No NUMERICAL ANALYSIS MT472S 5 2
No INTRO.TO PROGRAMMING FOR MATHEMATICIANS MT471S 5 1
No CODAIGH & CÓRAIS DHINIMICIÚLA RÉADACHA MT480C 5 2
No READING COURSE MT498R 7.5 2
No READING COURSE MT497R 7.5 1
No POINT SET TOPOLOGY MT434P 5 2
No READING COURSE MT697 15 1
No READING COURSE MT597 10 1
No DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY MT451P 5 1
No NUMBER THEORY MT444P 5 2
No COMPLEX ANALYSIS 2 MT433P 5 1

Career Options

Career Options

Students who attain First Class Honours or Second Class Grade 1 in the Diploma are eligible to apply to higher postgraduate programs in Mathematics or related fields. The Diploma may also be taken as a final course in Mathematics for those wishing to take up employment in, for example, Industry, Commerce, Banking and Finance, Insurance, Software Development, Process Engineering or Education.

How to Apply

How to Apply

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

PAC Code
MHR55 Part-time 

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.

Contact us about this course

Programme Director Dr David Redmond
Tel +353 (0)1 7086761
Email David.Redmond@nuim.ie
Website https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/mathematics-and-statistics/our-courses
Address Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Logic House, South Campus, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare