BA COMMUNITY STUDIES
The BA in Community Studies (Social Sciences) is specifically designed for adult students who are interested in pursuing a part-time evening degree. Community Studies as a part-time (evening) interdisciplinary degree for mature applicants only (21 years or more).
Mature students - Information:
Mature student applicants only: Applicants must be 21 years or older on 1 January of the year of entry. Application is made through the CAO. Selected candidates are invited for interview. Leaving Certificate minimum entry requirements are not applicable. As this is a part-time degree, the minimum mature applicant age is 21. Admission is based on your application and/or interview.
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 the written tests, please submit supporting documentation by 1 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 July 2023
|How to apply|
APPLY TO THE CAO
Applicants must be 21 years or older on 1 January of the year of entry.
Selected candidates are invited for interview.
Campus venue: Maynooth
Duration: 4.5 years (part-time)
Maynooth University Department of Adult and Community
|Career and postgraduate options|
Postgraduate study in fields of interest such as education, citizenship, social inclusion and social cohesion, regeneration, narrative enquiry, gender studies, politics and sociology.
Progression to the Professional Master of Education for Secondary School teaching or the HDip. in Further Education and Training.
Visit the Graduate Studies website for more information about postgraduate options.
For further information on Postgraduate options please go to the Graduate Studies site