Applicants for the MH103 must be able to demonstrate, at audition, a minimum of Grade 6 (ABRSM) on a standard orchestral instrument, piano, organ, classical guitar or voice; traditional Irish instrumentalists of a comparable fluency will also be considered. Prospective students must complete a short entrance test of general musicianship.
The written entrance test for restricted course MH103 Music takes place 24th March 2018. Applicants who have applied via the CAO for the BMus Bachelor of Music MH103 will receive details of the test in the post.
Following the entrance test, successful applicants are shortlisted and invited to an interview and audition, expected to take place during the first week in May 2018.
Bachelor of Music Test Sample 2018
The Department of Applied Social Studies writes to applicants for MH116 and MH802 in mid-March:
A personal statement (max 350 words) which addresses :
Why you are applying for this programme;
Outlining your personal understanding of community work and youth work;
Why you think you would make a good community worker or youth worker?
References (two written references possibly voluntary experience/work/school).
Only candidates shortlisted will subsequently be invited to attend a written assessment in Maynooth University on Saturday 1st April (this is also the date of our Spring Open Day).
Only candidates shortlisted after the written assessment will be invited to attend group and individual interviews which take place on Friday 28th April 2017.
At interview stage all applicants will complete National Vetting Bureau applications and applicants for the part-time degree (MH802) will be asked to provide employer's consent forms.
Preliminary offers pending matriculation results and completion of all procedures, including vetting by the National Vetting Bureau as per the National Vetting Bureau (Children & Vulnerable Persons) Acts 2012-2016, will be made in late May 2018.
Applications typically re-open for MH802 Community & Youth Work (part-time/in-service) through Available Places on the CAO in August 2018.
Please contact the Department of Applied Social Studies at 01-708 3743 / 01-708 4574 or email email@example.com for further information
If you have a disability or specific learning difficulty and require examination support for the written assessments, please download the Request for Examination Supports Form. You should send in this completed form along with your supporting documentation to Bridget Gormley, Disability Office, MAP Lodge, North Campus, Maynooth University, Co. Kildare, W23 F2K8, Ireland.
The closing date for requesting examination supports for mature and restricted entry entrance tests is 1st March annually.
Visit the Supporting Students with a Disability section of this website for further information about the supports we provide.