Taught course

Mathematical Studies

Institution
Maynooth University · Department of Mathematics
Qualifications
HDip

Entry requirements

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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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 2016

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

Information for international students

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.

Fees and funding

International students
€13,500

For funding and scholarship opportunities see here.

Qualification and course duration

HDip

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Department of Mathematics
Email
David.Redmond@nuim.ie