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Mathematics

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

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

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

Maynooth University's TOEFL code is 8850

Duration

MHR54 1 year Full-time

This is a one-year full-time course, though it may also be taken part-time over two or more years.

Course Duration: 1 year Full-time

Careers or further progression

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.

Further enquiries

Email mathsstatspg@mu.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

Subjects taught

Course Structure
Modules include partial differential equations, group theory, rings and fields, probability, research projects and differential geometry.

Comment

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.

Application date

All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Closing Date : 30 June 2020

Course fee

In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.

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