BSC MATHEMATICS WITH EDUCATION (MED)
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.
H4 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 & Science subject (one of Agricultural Science, Applied Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics, or Physics with Chemistry) & H4 Mathematics*
*Students admitted to MH212 are required to have H4 Mathematics to register for MED.
CAO applicants may also consider the BSc MH201 degree as another potential route into MH212. There is a transfer pathway from 1st year MH201 Science to 2nd year MH212 MCS Mathematics and Computer Science (with Education) for students who have taken Mathematics, Computer Science, Experimental Physics and Mathematical Physics. Places are limited and are based on 1st year results and possible interview.
Offers of places on this programme are subject to a satisfactory background check by the National Vetting Bureau.
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.
CAO applicants may also consider the BSc MH201 degree as another potential route into MH212. There is a transfer pathway from 1st year MH201 Science to 2nd year MH212 MED Mathematics (with Education) for students who have taken Mathematics, Computer Science, Experimental Physics and Mathematical Physics. Places are limited and are based on 1st year results and possible interview.
Categories of applicant:
Duration: 5 years (4 years BSc + 1 year PME)
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|Career and postgraduate options|
After five years of study on the Mathematics (with Education) degree students will have achieved a Level 9 Professional Master of Education (PME) teaching qualification in two subjects. Depending on the subjects chosen during the course of the degree, graduates will be in a position to teach mathematics and applied mathematics to senior cycle level. Graduates will also be qualified to teach Junior Certificate mathematics. Graduates will also be qualified to teach Junior Certificate mathematics and computer science. We offer a range of postgraduate courses which currently include:
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