How to make an application on www.pac.ie
a) Login to your PAC account. In order to log in to your PAC account online you will need to have registered on the website. To register, you should click 'register' in the top right hand corner of the www.pac.ie home page and provide your contact details, login username and password in the online form. An email will be sent to your email account confirming your registration. Click on the email to log in to your PAC account.
b) Under Institutions, click on Maynooth University.
c) Click on APPLY under the heading MY PAC
d) Read the Application Instructions and Terms and Conditions. Then tick the boxes confirming you have read both the Application Instructions and Terms and Conditions.
e) Click on the START APPLICATION button
f) You can save your application at any time. Thereafter, to complete your application you have already saved, go to the 'Application Status' section of the online application system.
g) To submit your application, you will be required to pay a non-refundable online application fee of €50 by Credit/Visa/Laser Card. For those applicants who cannot pay by these methods, there is a facility to follow with the application fee by post (bank draft only) or direct bank transfer (N.B. with a note of the applicants name and PAC Application Number)
h) Please note that once you accept a course that you have been offered, you will receive an email requesting payment of a non-refundable 200 euro deposit to secure your place on the programme. This 200 euro is deducted from the overall fee for your programme. The deposit will be returned to you only if you do not fulfil the entry requirements for your programme.
NON-Maynooth University APPLICANTS
In the case of Non-Maynooth University applicants, the following documentation should be uploaded to your online application form:
- Copy of Valid Passport
- Official University Academic Transcripts which include name, title of degree, date of conferring and the name of degree awarding body
- Written academic references: you may be required to submit two written academic references. If you have graduated some years ago and are unable to get an academic reference, a professional reference may suffice.
All documentation which is not in English must be officially translated to English. Translated documentation must be forwarded to the Postgraduate Application Centre.
Note: You are not required to submit evidence of degree(s)/postgraduate qualifications pursued at Maynooth University. However, if you are a current Maynooth University undergraduate/postgraduate student/ or past Maynooth University graduate and have also completed additional degree(s)/postgraduate qualifications in another University/College, you must provide official copy documentary evidence of your non- Maynooth University qualifications.
Maynooth University reserves the right to request to see original transcripts in order to verify the authenticity of transcripts.
References: You should anticipate being asked for two referees-at least one of whom must be an academic referee. If you have graduated some years ago and are unable to get an academic reference, a professional reference may suffice.