BSC BACHELOR OF DATA SCIENCE
Why choose this degree?
This course requires 2 additional subjects
Mature students - Information:
A mature student is 23 years or older by 1st January in the year of entry to the University. For part-time degrees the mature age is 21. Admission is based on your application. Science test and/or interview.
O1/H5 Leaving Certificate Mathematics or equivalent is required.
Apply to the CAO by February 1st 2020. Late applications from mature students may be accepted after this date - consult the Undergraduate Studies website for updates. Application may not be made to the CAO after May 1st 2020.
Mature students must complete the CAO section for mature applicants fully, indicating clearly past or current studies, and outlining educational goals and objectives. Applicants are assessed on the basis of the information provided on their CAO application form. All questions should be answered in full.
Mature student applicants who have a disability
If you have a disability or specific learning difficulty (e.g. dyslexia), and require examination support for any written tests, please submit supporting documentation by 15 March 2020 to the Access Office. Unfortunately we are unable to consider applications for alternative examination accommodation after this deadline.
Mature students - Closing dates for application:
01 February 2020
Leaving Certificate Applicants are required to present (as a minimum): 2H5 & 4O6/H7, Irish, English & a Science subject (one of Agricultural Science, Applied Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics, or Physics with Chemistry)
The Maynooth Education
Click here for details about 1st year optional Critical Skills courses
HEAR and DARE
DARE: The Disability Access Route to Education is a third level alternative admissions scheme for school-leavers whose disabilities have had a negative impact on their second level education.
HEAR: The Higher Education Access Route is a third level admissions scheme for school leavers from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds.
|How to apply|
The application process depends on the type of applicant you are. Click here for all information about how to apply.
Students take a specialised Data Science subject alongside Computer Science, Mathematics and choose one other subject from Engineering Science, (additional) Computer Science, or Critical Skills
Statistics, Computer Science and Mathematics
Duration: 4 years
Maynooth University Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
|Career and postgraduate options|
Employment opportunities across a wide range of fields (science, health, business etc) will be abundant for graduates of this degree programme. Graduates with Data Science skills are in short supply and the skill set is in high demand. There will be a wide range of opportunities open to graduates from this programme.
We offer a range of postgraduate courses which currently include:
Visit the Graduate Studies website for more information about postgraduate options.
For further information on Postgraduate options please go to the Graduate Studies site