BA INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
NEW DEGREE IN 2023
Study Finance, Economics, Mathematics and a choice of languages or Computer Science. Languages available: Chinese, French, German and Spanish are available to complete beginners. Leaving Certificate H4 recommended to study non-beginner level French, German, Spanish.
Either work or study abroad in 3rd year (or work in an internationally orientated company in Ireland – all subject to availability). You may study abroad in the 1st semester, and work in the 2nd.
Learn how the financial system works – how assets are traded, international markets are linked, government policy decisions affect the economy and how financial markets respond.
Why choose this degree?
This course requires 3 additional subjects
Mature students - Information:
NEW DEGREE IN 2023
Mature student applicants are 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 application, written assessment and/or interview.
O4/H7 Leaving Certificate Mathematics or equivalent is required.
Apply to the CAO by February 1st 2023. 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 2023.
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 required written tests, please submit supporting documentation by 15 March 2023 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 2023
NEW DEGREE IN 2023
Leaving Certificate applicants are required to present (as a minimum): 2H5 & 4O6/H7, O6/H7 in Irish, English & O4/H7 Mathematics.
Transfer option available into this degree from the Bachelor of Arts Degree MH101 - subject to meeting requirements.
The Maynooth Education
Click here for details about optional Critical Skills courses, Electives and degree pathways.
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|
APPLY TO THE CAO
The application process depends on the type of applicant you are. Click here for all information about how to apply.
Categories of applicant:
Optional 10 credit Elective in 2nd year
Duration: 4 years with placement or Erasmus/Study Abroad
Maynooth University Department of Economics, Rhetoric House
|Career and postgraduate options|
Finance graduates have strong numeracy skills, coupled with an aability to think critically and analytically – invaluable assets in a wide range of professions. Graduates can be found in the banking and financial services industry, economic consultancy, finance units of public and private sector organisations, financial research, journalism and teaching.
Postgraduate degree holders are also to be found working in financial institutions, both public and private, in Dublin, London, New York and around the globe. Many of our students continue to further postgraduate study in a very wide range of Business subjects at Maynooth University.
For more information on our research and taught master scholarships, please visit www.mu.ie/postgrad
For further information on Postgraduate options please go to the Graduate Studies site