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
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
For funding and scholarship opportunities see here.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Department of Mathematics